Thoroughly Modular Granny: Cowl, Scarf, or Loop by Churchmouse Yarns and Teas
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Thoroughly Modular Granny: Cowl, Scarf, or Loop

Crochet
May 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
5.5 stitches = 4 inches
5.0 mm (H)
420 yards (384 m)
Cowl or Loop/Scarf
This pattern is available for free.

Modular and Modern!

Even newbie crocheters (as are many of us who come over from knitting) love the ease and fun of granny squares - the sets of 3 double-crochets that make up the clusters are rhythmic to do, and build up fabric so fast - must be why we love doing granny squares as quick and satisfying baby blankets and afghans.

But it’s hard to wear a square, so we wondered if it were possible to pull a square out long to make a rectangle. Sure enough, you can! Make one rectangle and seam the short ends and it makes a pretty cowl; make two and seam once to make a scarf or seam twice to make a loop - that makes this thoroughly modular and thoroughly modern!


FINISHED SIZE
Cowl: Approx. 25”/63.5cm around x 7”/18cm deep, after blocking.
Loop/Scarf: Approx. 49”/124.5cm long/around x 6”/15cm deep, after blocking.

GAUGE
Approx. 5½ 3dc clusters = 4”/10cm, after blocking.