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caron® latte cakes™ ripple effect crochet cowl

A soft and generous cowl to wear long and loose or wrapped double for extra warmth. Made up of double and single crochet and front and back post stitches, the crochet ripple stitch accentuates the self-striping effect of the yarn.
Step 1

FINISHED MEASURMENTS: Approx 12” [30.5 cm] wide x 60” [152.5 cm] circumference

GAUGE: 12 dc and 7 rows = 4” [10 cm], take time to check your gauge

STITCH EXPLANATION:
-Dc5tog (Double Crochet 5 Sts Together): Yoh and draw up a loop in next chain or stitch. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) 5 times. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook.
-Scbp (Single Crochet Back Post): Draw up a loop around post of next stitch at back of work, inserting hook from right to left. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook.
-Scfp (Single Crochet Front Post): Draw up a loop around post of next stitch at front of work, inserting hook from right to left. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook.

INSTRUCTIONS:

Notes:
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For striping effect shown, work with 2 cakes throughout. Use yarn from 1st cake for color A for 2 rows, and yarn from 2nd cake for color B for 2 rows.
-Begin using each cake at different points in color transition to ensure contrasting colors. In most cases, this is achieved by working from exterior of 1st cake and from interior of 2nd. If necessary, to ensure color contrast, wind off and remove excess of 1 color and set aside for future use.
-Carry color not in use loosely up side of work

With A, ch 40.


Step 2

Row 1: 2 dc in 4th ch from hook (skipped ch-3 counts as dc). 1 dc in each of next 3 ch. Dc5tog. 1 dc in each of next 3 ch. *5 dc in next ch. 1 dc in each of next 3 ch. Dc5tog. 1 dc in each of next 3 ch. Rep from * to last ch. 3 dc in last ch. Turn.

Row 2: Ch 1. 1 sc in first dc. 1 scfp around each dc to last st. 1 sc in top of ch-3. Join B. Turn.

Row 3: With B, ch 3. 2 dc in first sc. 1 dc in each of next 3 sts. Dc5tog. 1 dc in each of next 3 sts. *5 dc in next st. 1 dc in each of next 3 sts. Dc5tog. 1 dc in each of next 3 sts. Rep from * to last st. 3 dc in last sc. Turn.

Row 4: Ch 1. 1 sc in first dc. 1 scbp around each dc to last st. 1 sc in top of ch-3. Join A. Turn.

Row 5: With A, as Row 3.

Rep Rows 2 to 5 for pat until work from beg measures approx 60” [152.5 cm] ending on Row 4.

Fasten off.

Sew foundation ch and last row together to form loop.

Side Edging:

Note: Work around yarn carried up side from color changes when working edging.

Join yarn with sl st to side edge of Cowl at seam.

Rnd 1: Ch 1. Work sc evenly around side edge of Cowl.  Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

Rep for opposite side edge of cowl.

Step 3

ABBREVIATIONS:

Approx = Approximately

Beg = Beginning

Ch = Chain(s)

Dc = Double Crochet

Dc5tog = Double Crochet 5 Sts Together

Pat = Pattern

Rep = Repeat

Rnd(s) = Round(s)

Sc = Single Crochet

Scbp = Single Crochet Back Post

Scfp = Single Crochet Front Post

Sl St = Slip Stitch

St(s) = Stitch(es)

Yoh = Yarn Over Hook

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  • 946471112
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    Item # 10596667 
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    • Color: Mineral Vineyard
    • Size: 8.8 oz
    • Color: Mineral Vineyard
    • Size: 8.8 oz
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    • Size: 8.8 oz
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  • 809187850
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    • Size: K / 6.5 mm
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