Esker Cowl by Jennifer Olivarez

Esker Cowl

Crochet
November 2019
Lace ?
27 stitches and 21 rows = 4 inches
in patt
3.25 mm (D)
1072 yards (980 m)
12" tall and 21" in circumference.
US
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Gradient yarns shine in this striking cowl. Worked in the round, two balls of the same colorway are alternated to create opposing yet harmonious color shifts. Reverse single crochet creates a subtle ridge texture, with alternating rounds in plain double crochet—the perfect combination to highlight a beautiful yarn.

Difficulty Beginner

Yarn Weight 1

Finished Size 12” tall and 21” in circumference.

Yarn Rozetti Yarns Alpaculence (distributed by Universal Yarn) (76% acrylic, 9% wool, 9% alpaca, 6% glitter; 536 yd 490 m/3½ oz
100 g): #106 aquamarine, 2 balls.

Hook Size D/3 (3.25 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions Yarn needle.

Gauge 27 sts and 21 rnds = 4” in patt.

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NOTES

  • Cowl is worked in joined rounds. Do not turn unless otherwise stated.

  • Alternate balls of yarn for each round following Round 1. For maximum effect, start each ball at a different point in the yarn’s color gradient if at all possible.

  • To change yarn balls, work to last yarnover with current ball, yarn over with new yarn ball and complete stitch. Carry unused yarn up wrong side (WS) of fabric.

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