Free pattern: Textured Button Cowl

Textured Button Cowl, free crochet pattern in Red Heart Medley yarn by Underground Crafter | This simple cowl can be worn with the “collar” up or down, so it’s perfect for transitional weather. The textured stitch pattern is a great way to show off a colorful yarn. It’s that time of year where I can never decide if I need a coat or how many layers to wear.

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It’s a bit too warm for a big scarf but it’s still dipping at night, so I want to keep my neck protected.

Textured Button Cowl, free crochet pattern in Red Heart Medley yarn by Underground Crafter | This simple cowl can be worn with the “collar” up or down, so it’s perfect for transitional weather. The textured stitch pattern is a great way to show off a colorful yarn. This project seemed like the perfect solution. The ribbed neckline helps it fit snugly around my neck, but I can also fold the collar down if it isn’t too cold.

Textured Button Cowl, free crochet pattern in Red Heart Medley yarn by Underground Crafter | This simple cowl can be worn with the “collar” up or down, so it’s perfect for transitional weather. The textured stitch pattern is a great way to show off a colorful yarn. I used exactly one skein of Red Heart Medley, but since every crocheter has a different tension, I listed two skeins in the pattern. That way, you won’t run out of yarn (and you can always make a second one).

Textured Button Cowl, free crochet pattern in Red Heart Medley yarn by Underground Crafter | This simple cowl can be worn with the “collar” up or down, so it’s perfect for transitional weather. The textured stitch pattern is a great way to show off a colorful yarn. I used buttons that contrasted with my yarn to make them pop. But, you could also choose coordinating colors for your buttons so they blend in.

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Textured Button Cowl

Crochet Pattern by Underground Crafter

This simple cowl can be worn with the “collar” up or down, so it’s perfect for transitional weather. The textured stitch pattern is a great way to show off a colorful yarn.

Finished Size

  • Adult: 23” (58.5 cm) length x 5” (13 cm) wide.

Materials

  • Red Heart Medley yarn (100% acrylic, 4 oz/113 g/86 yd/79 m) – 2 skeins in 0934 Energy, or approximately 105 yd (96 m) in any bulky weight yarn.


Gauge

  • 12 sts = 4” (10 cm) in scBL. Exact gauge is not critical for this project.

Abbreviations Used in This Pattern

  • BL – back loop only
  • ch – chain
  • dc – double crochet
  • ea – each
  • rep – repeat
  • sc – single crochet
  • sk – skip
  • sp – space
  • st(s) – stitch(es)
  • * Repeat instructions after asterisk as indicated.

Pattern Instructions

Cowl

Ribbed neckline

  • Ch 13.
  • Row 1: Turn, sk 1 ch, sc in next ch and ea ch across. (12 sts)
  • Row 2: Turn, ch 1, scBL in first st and ea st across.
  • Rep Row 2 until piece measures approximately 21” (53.5 cm) long.

Form buttonholes

  • Row 3: Turn, ch 1, scBL in first 3 sts, [ch 2, sk 2 sts, scBL in next 2 sts] twice, scBL in last st.
  • Row 4: Turn, ch 1, scBL in first 3 sts, [2 sc in ch-2 sp, scBL in next 2 sts] twice, scBL in last st.

Collar

  • Turn to work along long edge (the side of rows) of ribbed neckline.
  • Row 5: Turn, ch 1, sc in side of ea row across, ending with an even number of sts. (Note: If you have an odd number of rows, sk 1 row or add a second sc in side of 1 row to end with an even number of sts.)
  • Row 6: Turn, ch 1, starting in first st, *sc in next st, dc in next st; rep from * across row.
  • Rep Row 6 until collar measures about 5” (13 cm) wide. Fasten off.

Finishing

  • Position buttons along short edge of ribbed neckline so they line up with buttonholes. Sew buttons to ribbed neckline.
  • With yarn needle, weave in ends.
© 2017 by Marie Segares (Underground Crafter). This pattern is for personal use only. You may use the pattern to make unlimited items for yourself, for charity, or to give as gifts. You may sell items you personally make by hand from this pattern. Do not violate Marie’s copyright by distributing this pattern or the photos in any form, including but not limited to scanning, photocopying, emailing, or posting on a website or internet discussion group. If you want to share the pattern, point your friends to this link: http://undergroundcrafter.com/blog/2017/02/24/free-pattern-textured-button-cowl/. Thanks for supporting indie designers!

If you make your own Textured Button Cowl, I’d love to see it! Share your progress and questions by tagging me on Facebook as @Underground Crafter, Instragram as @ucrafter, or Twitter as @ucrafter. Sign up for my weekly newsletter and get a coupon code for your choice of one of my premium patterns and other subscriber goodies. Plus, you’ll never miss one of my free patterns again!

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