Herringbone Buttoned Cowl by Dianne Hunt

Herringbone Buttoned Cowl

October 2016
Aran (8 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 13 rows = 4 inches
5.5 mm (I)
300 - 394 yards (274 - 360 m)
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This Herringbone Buttoned Cowl is a wonderfully comfortable cowl that closes up with buttons to be styled to your desire. The yarn used makes this cowl soft and squishy and sits fairly close to your neck for style, warmth and comfort.


Yarn – Lion Brand Wool Ease (affiliate link), #4 worsted weight, 197 yards per skein, 2 skeins used.

  • Colors used: CA – Fisherman; CB – Rose Heather

Hook – I/5.5 mm (affiliate link)
Notions – needle for weaving in ends; scissors
6 buttons, size 1 1/8”

Finished size: 24 ¾” L x 11 ¾” W

14 Hhdc stitches = 4”; 13 Hhdc rows = 4”

Stitch Abbreviation
Ch – chain; st(s) – stitch(es); sk – skip; sc – single crochet; hdc – half double crochet; Hhdc – herringbone half double crochet; Fhdc – foundation half double crochet; CA – color A; CB – color B; RS – right side

Special Stitches

Herringbone half double crochet (Hhdc) – YO, insert hook into st, pull up yarn, (3 loops on hook), pull yarn through first loop (2 loops on hook), YO, pull yarn through the 2 remaining loops. See Moogly blog tutorial here: http://www.mooglyblog.com/herringbone-half-double-crochet/

Foundtion Half Double Crochet (Fhdc) – ch2, yo, insert hook into 2nd chain from hook, pull up loop (3 loops on hook), yo, pull loop through first loop (3 loops on hook), yo, pull loop through all 3 loops on hook, 1 Fhdc made. See Moogly blog tutorial here: http://www.mooglyblog.com/foundation-half-double-crochet/

Experience Level
Easy to intermediate

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