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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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