Welsh Braided Cowl by Jo's Crafty Hook

Welsh Braided Cowl

Crochet
October 2022
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 8 rows = 4 inches
in 8 triad st x 8 rows = 4"
6.0 mm (J)
350 - 700 yards (320 - 640 m)
4-10 yrs, Tween, Adult
US
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The Welsh Braided Cowl has 2 unique parts to the design. There is a Shawl/Bandana and a Cowl part.

The Shawl/Bandana part of the design uses the Triad Stitch. The Cowl part of the design uses the Braided Puff Stitch.

Each stitch, the Triad and the Braided Puff Stitch each stitch’s meaning consist of 3. One definition of the triad stitch is a composition of 3 notes used in Welsh. Braid’s uses a multiple of 3 strands woven together.

Therefore the name of the design, Welsh Braided Cowl uses these 2 unique crochet stitches.

There are 3 sizes to choose from:
4-10 yrs old
Tween
Adult

Each size can be customized to fit your size, style, and colors.

I used KnitPicks Brava Worsted Weight Yarn in 2 colors, Wine and Cranberry.

Materials:
150-300 yds of Cranberry
200-350 yds of Wine
US J Crochet Hook or 6 mm
Scissors
Tapestry Needle

Inside the crochet pattern you will find helpful step-by-step picture tutorials for the Triad and Braided Puff Stitches and Left Handed Video Tutorials for the Triad Stitch and the Braided Puff Stitch.