Petite Shells Buttoned Cowl by Dianne Hunt

Petite Shells Buttoned Cowl

January 2017
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
4 stitches and 7 rows = 4 inches
10.0 mm (N/P)
129 yards (118 m)
Finished size: 28” L x 9 ½” W
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This Petite Shells Buttoned Cowl features soft texture that will catch the eye making it gorgeous and appealing. It’s sits close to your neck while still offering a variation in styling due to its buttons. The bulky yarn used makes it warm and perfect for a quick, one skein project.


  • Yarn – Red Heart, Infinity Yarn, #5, bulky weight, 129 yards (1) – 69% acrylic, 11% wool, 10% polyester, 6% Nylon, 4% metallic
  • Hook – 10/P Furls Odyssey
  • Notions – Needle for weaving in ends, 2 - 1 ½ ” buttons

28” L x 9 ½” W

4 petite shells sts = 4”
7 petite shells rows = 4”

Stitch Abbreviation
Ch – chain; st(s) – stitch(es); sk – skip; sp(s) – space(s); sl st – slip stitches; sc – single crochet; Fsc – Foundation single crochet

Special Stitches
Foundation single crochet (Fsc) - ch2, (does not count as st), insert hook into first ch, yo, pull up loop (2 loops on hook), yo, pull through one loop (2 loops on hook), yo, pull through both loops, one Fsc made.

Petite Shell – sc, ch2, sc in the same st/sp

Experience Level

Pattern Notes

  • Ch1 does not equal a stitch
  • You can make your cowl longer by just repeating row 3 however many times you’d like. Keep in mind that this cowl is designed to use just one skein but you can definitely use more than one and increase its length.

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