Caddywhomper Way Cowl by Jessie Richards

Caddywhomper Way Cowl

Crochet
January 2019
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
17 Bean sts and 2 sc = 10" before blocking
6.5 mm (K)
420 yards (384 m)
One Size
US
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This pattern was originally published as Knotty Lamb’s contribution to the 2019 Rose City Yarn Crawl, March 7-10, 2019 in Portland, Oregon. Each shop’s pattern(s) will be available free with purchase at that shop during the Rose City Yarn Crawl. All patterns will also be available for download individually or as part of our 2019 Collection: A Walk in the Park: 2019 Rose City Yarn Crawl Pattern Collection.

The inspiration for this crochet cowl was my favorite hiking trail, found at L.L. Stub Stewart State Park. It’s full of tricky switchbacks, lined with beautiful greenery. Oregon is so well known for its lush trees, bushes and wild growing things, thanks to all the rain and sun we get. This cowl spoke to me after my last walk in the park, and I just had to share it with you! This cowl is beginner level and above. I made it easy to follow for all levels to enjoy the fun-but-elegant pattern.

Yarn
(2) skeins Rios by Malabrigo (100% Merino Wool, 210 yards/100g); shown in colorway Yerba

Finished Measurements
Blocked piece is 41” (101.5 cm) x 12” (28 cm)

Gauge
17 Bean stitches and 2 sc = 10” before blocking and rib edge

Accurate tension or gauge is not necessary for this cowl unless you want to use the 200 grams called for. The cowl does have 17 Bean stitches and 2 single crochet per row after the initial setup rows. You may need to go up or down a hook size or change the amount of Bean stitches across to meet gauge.

Hook
US Size K/10.5 (6.5mm)

Notions
(2) 1 1/2” buttons
Tapestry needle

Skill Level
Beginner