Sophia

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This is an easy, but pretty short cowl that works up pretty fast. Ideal for a gift, a charity project or to add to your purple outfits. Enjoy!

Skill- Intermediate
Size- 6" W x 25" L

Materials-
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Orchid (1 skein)
Crochet hook size H
Blunt or yarn needle
Measuring tape
Scissors



Ch 35 loosely.
Row 1- Work 1 dc in third ch from hook, skip next 3 chs, make 1 sc in next ch, *ch 3, make 1 dc in each of next 3 chs, skip next 3 chs, 1 sc in next ch, repeat from * across. Ch 3, turn.
Row 2- Work 2 dc in first sc, ch 1, skip 2dc, sc in next dc, ch 3, 1 dc in each of next 3 ch, *skip next 2 dc, 1 sc in next dc, ch 3, 1 dc in each of next 3 ch, ch 1, rep from * to end of row, 1 sc in top of turning chain.
Repeat row 2 until piece measures 25 inches, fasten off, leaving a long enough tail to sew and then to weave in ends.
Sew the piece into a tube, weave in ends.

You're done!


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Marlene

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Many crocheters prefer cowls because they are relatively easy to make and look really good on any woman. This one is for the lovers of green who are looking forward to the prettier days of Spring. Enjoy!

Size- 7" W x 22" L (circumference)
Skill- Relatively easy

Materials-
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Spring Green (1 skein)
Crochet hook size H
Blunt or yarn needle
Measuring tape




With Spring Green and H hook ch  26 loosely.

Row 1- 1 sc in second ch from hook and in each ch across. (25 sc) Ch 4, (counts as first dc plus ch 1 of next row), turn.
Row 2 (Right Side)- Skip next sc, *work Cluster in next sc as follows (YO, insert hook in next sc and pull up a loop, YO and draw through 2 loops on hook, rep 3 times, YO and draw through all 4 loops on hook ), (Cluster made), ch 1, skip next sc, repeat from * to last sc, 1 dc in last sc. (11 Clusters). Ch 1, turn.
Row 3- 1 sc in first dc, sc in each ch -1 sp and in each Cluster across to last dc, 1 sc in last dc. (25 sc)
Repeat rows 2 and 3 until piece measures 22 inches, ending in an sc row.
Fasten off, leaving a tail long enough to sew piece into a tube and also weave in tail.

You're done!



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Adrie

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Materials-

Red Heart worsted weight yarn, Turqua (1 skein)
Crochet hook size H
Yarn or blunt needle for weaving ends
Size- 6" W x 24" (in circumference)
Skill- Intermediate

With Turqua and H hook, ch 27 loosely.


Row 1-Row 1 (Right Side) Work 1 sc in second ch from hook and in each ch across. (Mark this row as Right Side.) Ch 1, turn.
Row 2- Make 1 sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn.
Row 3- 1 sc in each st across. Ch 3 (counts as 1s dc of next row), turn.
Row 4- *Skip next 3 sc, work 1 tr in next 3 sc, working over the 3 tr just made, make 1 tr in each of the 3 skipped sc, repeat from * across to last sc, make 1 dc in last sc. Ch 1, turn.
Row 5- 1 sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn.
Row 6- 1 sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn.
Row 7- 1 sc in each st across. Ch 3 (counts as 1s dc of next row), turn.
Row 8- *Skip next 3 sc, work 1 tr in next 3 sc, working over the 3 tr just made, make 1 tr in each of the 3 skipped sc, repeat from * across to last sc, make 1 dc in last sc. Ch 1, turn.

Repeat rows 5 to 8 for pattern until the piece measures 23".
Fasten off, leaving long enough tail to sew piece into a tube and then weave in tail.

You're done!



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Brianna

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This cowl is one of those pieces that is relatively easy to make, easy to wear, warm enough for a breezy and chilly day, and yet not cumbersome and super long, it is just right. Great project for gift-giving and for charity. Enjoy!

Size- 25 1/2" in circumference x 5 3/4" W
Skill- Intermediate

Materials-
Red Heart worsted weight yarn, Minty (1 skein)
Crochet hook size H
Yarn or blunt needle for weaving ends
Measuring tape

With Minty and crochet hook size H, chain 25 loosely.


Row 1- 1 sc in second ch from hook and in each ch across. (24 sts)Ch 3, turn (counts as 1st dc of next row).
Row 2 (Right Side)- 1 dc in next sc, * [skip next sc, 1 dc in each of next 3 sc, YO, insert hook in skipped sc and pull up a loop even with hook, (YO and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice, (Slant Stitch made)]; rep from * across to last 2 stitches, 1 dc in each of last 2 sc. (5 Slant Stitches made). (Mark as Right Side). Ch 1, turn.
Row 3- 1 sc in each stitch across (24 sts). Ch 3, turn.
Rows 4 to 67- rep rows 2 and 3. Piece must be 26" long. Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Sew piece into a tube. Weave in ends.



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Ella

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The cold months of the year are sometimes a little gray and dreary and wearing something bright, something that is pretty and has some pep is always uplifting. If you know someone sho gets a little blue in the winter months or if you do some charity crocheting, this pattern is a good one to give away. Enjoy!

Size- 47" L x 6" W
Skill Level- Moderately easy.

Materials-
Red Heart worsted weight yarn, Hot Red (1 skein)
Crochet hook size H
Yarn or blunt needle for weaving ends

Chain 26 loosely.
Row 1- Work 1 sc in second ch from hook, *chain 2, skip 2 chains, 1 sc in next ch; rep from * across. Ch 3 (counts as first dc of next row), turn. (8 ch-2 spaces)
Row 2- 1 dc in same stitch, 3 dc in next sc, [3 dc in next sc], rep in each sc to last sc, 2 dc in last sc. Ch 1, turn. (25 dc)
Row 3- 1 sc in first dc, *ch 2, skip next 2 dc, sc in next dc; rep from *across. (8 ch-2 spaces)
Repeat rows 2 and 3 for pattern until piece measures 22 3/4 inches long. Ch 1, turn.
Keyhole Side Edge-
Row 1- Work 1 sc in each st across. (25 sts) Ch 4, turn (works as first tr of next row).
Row 2- 1 tr in each st across. Ch 1, turn. (25 sts)
Row 3- Make 1 sc in each st across. (25 sts) Ch 4, turn (works as first tr of next row).
Row 4- 1 tr in each of next 4 sts, ch 15, skip 15 sts, 1 tr in each of last 5 sts. (25 sts) (Keyhole started) Ch 1, turn.
Row 5- 1 sc in each st and in each chain across. (25 sts) Ch 4, turn (works as first tr of next row).


Lace Edging-
Row 6- 1 tr in each st across. (25 sts) Ch 4, turn (works as first tr of next row) Ch 4, turn (works as first dc of next row plus chain 1).
Row 7-  Skip next st, 1 dc in next st, ch 1, skip next st, [1 dc in next st, ch 1, skip next st],  3 more times, ch 1, skip next st, make 1 dc in each of next 6 sts, ch 1, skip 1 sts, [1 dc in next st, ch 1, skip next st], rep to end of row. Ch 4, turn.
Row 8- 1 dc in next dc, [ch 1, 1 dc in next dc,] rep 3 more times, ch 1, skip next ch 1 sp and next dc, work 5-dc shell in next st, ch 3, skip next 3 dc, 1 sc in next dc, ch 1, 1 dc in next dc, [ch 1, 1 dc in next dc,] rep to end of row. Ch 4, turn.
Row 9- 1 dc in next dc, [ch 1, 1 dc in next dc,] rep 3 more times, ch 1, work a 5-dc shell in second ch of next ch-3 sp, ch 3, skip first 4 dc of next 5-dc shell, make 1 sc in last dc of shell, ch 1, 1 dc in next dc, [1 dc in next dc, ch 1], rep to end of row. Ch 4, turn.
Rows 10 to 18- Rep rows 8 and 9 alternately. Ch 3, turn.


Shell Edging-
Row 1- Work 4 dc in first ch-1 space, 1 sc in next ch-1 space, 4 dc in next ch-1 space, 1 sc in next ch-1 space, 4 dc in next ch-1 space, 1 sc in next ch-1 space, ch 1, 4 dc in middle chain of next ch 3- space, make a 4-dc shell in second dc of next shell, 1 sc in next ch-1 space, 4 dc in next ch-1 space, 1 sc in next ch-1 space, 4 dc in next ch-1 space, 1 sc in next ch-1 space, 4-dc shell in top of turning chain. (7 shells plus 6 single crochet stitches.)
Right Side of Scarf-
Row 1- Work 1 sc in each st across. (25 sts) Ch 4, turn (works as first tr of next row).
Row 2- 1 tr in each st across. Ch 1, turn. (25 sts) Ch 4, turn (works as first tr of next row).
Row 3- 1 tr in each st across. Ch 1, turn. (25 sts)
Rows 4 to 7- Alternate rows 2 and 3, ending with row 3.


Lace Edging-
Row 8- 1 tr in each st across. (25 sts) Ch 4, turn (works as first tr of next row) Ch 4, turn (works as first dc of next row plus chain 1).
Row 9-  Skip next st, 1 dc in next st, ch 1, skip next st, [1 dc in next st, ch 1, skip next st],  3 more times, ch 1, skip next st, make 1 dc in each of next 6 sts, ch 1, skip 1 sts, [1 dc in next st, ch 1, skip next st], rep to end of row. Ch 4, turn.
Row 10- 1 dc in next dc, [ch 1, 1 dc in next dc,] rep 3 more times, ch 1, skip next ch 1 sp and next dc, work 5-dc shell in next st, ch 3, skip next 3 dc, 1 sc in next dc, ch 1, 1 dc in next dc, [ch 1, 1 dc in next dc,] rep to end of row. Ch 4, turn.
Row 11- 1 dc in next dc, [ch 1, 1 dc in next dc,] rep 3 more times, ch 1, work a 5-dc shell in second ch of next ch-3 sp, ch 3, skip first 4 dc of next 5-dc shell, make 1 sc in last dc of shell, ch 1, 1 dc in next dc, [1 dc in next dc, ch 1], rep to end of row. Ch 4, turn.
Rows 12 to 20- Rep rows 8 and 9 alternately. Ch 3, turn.
Shell Edging-
Row 1- Work 4 dc in first ch-1 space, 1 sc in next ch-1 space, 4 dc in next ch-1 space, 1 sc in next ch-1 space, 4 dc in next ch-1 space, 1 sc in next ch-1 space, ch 1, 4 dc in middle chain of next ch 3- space, make a 4-dc shell in second dc of next shell, 1 sc in next ch-1 space, 4 dc in next ch-1 space, 1 sc in next ch-1 space, 4 dc in next ch-1 space, 1 sc in next ch-1 space, 4-dc shell in top of turning chain. (7 shells plus 6 single crochet stitches.)

Fasten off, weave in ends.
You're done!


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Kalinn

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I like keyhole scarflets because they are neat and easy to wear. You don't have to do wonder how to wrap them around your neck so that they will not unravel and tangle up or catch on everything as you move along. And I like to make them visually pretty. This one combines two different stitches and a feminine shell edging. It is a relatively easy project and a pretty addition to any wardrobe. A great pattern for charity or gift-giving. Enjoy!

Red Heart Soft worsted weight yarn in Coral (1 skein)
Crochet hook size H
Yarn needle

With Coral and H hook, ch 28.
Row 1 (Right Side)- 1 dc in fourth chain from hok and in each ch across. (26 dc) (Mark this row as Right Side.) Ch 1, turn.
Row 2- Working from front to back around the post of each dc, make 1 sc in each of first 5 dc, * 1 dc in next dc, [sc in next dc, dc in next dc] rep twice, 1 sc from front to back around post of each of next 5 dc; repeat from * across. Ch 3, (counts as first dc of next row in this row and throughout piece) turn.
Row 3- 1 dc in each stitch across. Ch 1, turn.
Row 4- 1 sc in each of first 2 dc, dc in next dc, sc in next dc, dc in next dc, sc from front to back around the post of each of next 5 dc, dc in next dc, [sc in next dc, dc in next dc] rep twice, sc from front to back around post of each of next 5 dc, dc in next dc, sc in next dc, sc in next dc, sc in each remaining stitch till end of row. Ch 3, turn.
Row 5- Work 1 dc in each stitch across.
Repeat rows 2 to 5 until piece measures 20 inches.

Keyhole-
Row 1- Ch 4, turn. work 1 tr in each of next 4 dc, ch 16 and skip 16 dc, 1 tr in each of last 5 dc (keyhole started). Ch 3, turn.
Row 2- 1 dc in each tr and in each chain across (keyhole completed). Ch 1, turn.
Row 3- 1 sc in each stitch across. Ch 1, turn.

Lower Portion of the Scarflet:
Row 1- 1 sc in each stitch across. Ch 4, turn (counts as 1 dc, ch 1).
Row 2- Skip next sc [1 dc in next sc, ch 1, skip next sc, 1 dc in next sc, ch 1, skip next sc,] rep 5 times, ch 1, skip 2 sc, work shell by making 2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc in next sc, skip 1 sc,
[1 dc in next sc, ch 1, skip next sc, 1 dc in next sc, ch 1, skip next sc,] rep 6 times, ch 4 turn.
Rows 3 to 10- Rep row 2. Ch 3, turn.
Row 11- Work 4 dc in same spot as ch 3, skip first ch 1 and next dc, skip next ch 1, 1 sc in next dc, skip next sc and dc, skip next sc, make a 5-dc shell in next dc, skip to center shell, work a 5-dc shell in center ch-1 of  center shell, skip next 3 sts, work a five-dc shell in next dc, skip the next 3 sts, 1 sc in next dc, skip to last stitch of row and work a shell in that stitch. Fasten off, weave in tail.

Opposite Side of Scarflet-
Join yarn.
Row 1- Ch 4. Work 1 tr in each of the following foundation loops to end of row. Ch 1, turn (counts as 1 dc, ch 1)..
Row 2- 1 sc in each tr across. (26 sts) Ch 4, turn.
Row 3- Skip next sc [1 dc in next sc, ch 1, skip next sc, 1 dc in next sc, ch 1, skip next sc,] rep 5 times, ch 1, skip 2 sc, work shell by making 2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc in next sc, skip 1 sc,
[1 dc in next sc, ch 1, skip next sc, 1 dc in next sc, ch 1, skip next sc,] rep 6 times, ch 4 turn.
Rows 4 to 10- Rep row 2. Ch 3, turn.
Row 11- Work 4 dc in same spot as ch 3, skip first ch 1 and next dc, skip next ch 1, 1 sc in next dc, skip next sc and dc, skip next sc, make a 5-dc shell in next dc, skip to center shell, work a 5-dc shell in center ch-1 of  center shell, skip next 3 sts, work a five-dc shell in next dc, skip the next 3 sts, 1 sc in next dc, skip to last stitch of row and work a shell in that stitch. Fasten off, weave in tail.

Done!


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Ellie

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I love pieces that can be worn different ways, Ellie is such a piece. I will show you how you can wear it 3 different ways, which makes it a lot of fun. It is a relatively easy cowl to make. This is an ideal cowl to make for charity and for gift-giving because it works up fast. Have fun making and wearing yours!

Skill - relatively easy
Size- 5 1/4" W x 27" L (circumference)

Materials-
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Turqua (1 skein)
Crochet hook size H
Measuring tape
Scissors
Yarn needle



With Turqua and H hook, ch 24.

Row 1- (Right Side): Skip 3 ch (will count as first dc)and work 1 dc in 4th ch from hook, *ch 3, skip 3 chs, make 1 dc into each of next 2 ch, rep from * across, to end of row. Ch 3 (counts as first dc of next row), turn.
Row 2- Skip first st, work *5 dc in first ch-3 arch; rep from * across, ending the row with 1 dc in top of turning chain. Ch 3 (counts as first dc of next row), turn.
Row 3- Skip first st, work 1 dc into next dc, *ch 3, skip 3 dc, make 1 dc into each of next 2 dc,; rep from * across to end of row. Ch 3, turn.
Row 4 to 27- Rep rows 2 and 3 for pattern, ending with row 3. DO NOT FASTEN OFF. Ch 3, turn (counts as first dc of next row).
Row 28- 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc in next ch-space, rep across. Ch 3, turn (counts as first dc of next row throughout).
Row 29- 3 dc, ch 1, 1 dc in next ch-1 sp, rep across. Ch 3, turn.
Rows 30 to 52-Rep rows 28 and 29 alternately. Fasten off, leaving a tail long enough to sew the piece into a tube and weave in the remaining yarn.



You're done!





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