Homestead Cowl by Salena Baca

Homestead Cowl

December 2014
Aran (8 wpi) ?
5.5 mm (I)
350 - 400 yards (320 - 366 m)
36" Long x 10" Wide, 28" Long x 17" Wide, 42" Long x 9" Wide, 26" Long x 15" Wide
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• Yarn: 1 skein each Red Heart Swanky OR Red Heart Soft for the Body of the cowl, plus 1 skein for Border rounds.
• Hook: I (5.5 mm)

Sizing; Measurements are approximate, actual subjects may vary.

Gauge (finished cowl measured):
- Swanky: 20 Dc Sts & 7 Dc rows = 4” square

Swanky Long 36” 10”
Swanky Short 28” 17”
Soft Long 42” 9”
Soft Short 26” 15”

Pattern Key
• St / Sts: Stitch / Stitches
• Sl St: Slip Stitch
• Ch: Chain
• Sc: Single Crochet
• Dc: Double Crochet

Special Stitches (click for video):
• FPDC: Front Post Double Crochet
• BPDC: Back Post Double Crochet
• Whip Stitch: Joining technique

• For Beginning Chain and row 1, the first 5 skipped Chains count as: 1 skipped stitch, 1 foundation chain and 3 chains for first Dc.
• I created this pattern in two styles so that 1 entire skein of Soft or Swanky yarn would used for the Body of the cowl. 1 additional skein of yarn is needed for the Border rounds. This pattern may easily be made using other types of yarn in the same weight category to taste.
• The following tutorial shows only a fraction of the pattern design worked. Please use these images for support to replicate the row you are on, not necessarily for stitch counting.

This is an original Salena Baca pattern; Owner / Designer of Baca Creations / Salena Baca Crochet. This pattern is copyright protected and may not be redistributed for free, sale or trade. Finished products may be sold, and credit to my shop for this design as you sell online is greatly appreciated!