Crochet the versatile Market Cowl, a free pattern that does double duty as a layering-friendly cowl or wrap.
Who doesn’t need a workhorse accessory that is layering-friendly & serves double duty? The Market Cowl is a beginner-friendly crochet pattern that makes use of chain stitches, single crochet and slip stitches to great effect. The breathable mesh fabric created with these simple stitches is excellent for warmer weather wear. Doubled up, the Market Cowl can be worn around the neck, and around the shoulders, this piece makes a stylish infinity wrap too!

Crochet the versatile Market Cowl, a free pattern that does double duty as a layering-friendly cowl or wrap.

Market Cowl – Crochet Pattern

Supplies
2 skeins Brown Sheep Synchrony yarn
US H-8 (5 mm) hook
scissors

Abbreviations & Terms
ch – chain
sc – single crochet
rep – repeat
sl st – slip stitch

Gauge & dimensions: 18 sc & 22 rows over 4″. Finished cowl measures approx. 120″ in circumference and 9″ wide, though you can make it as long (or short) as you prefer.

Crochet the versatile Market Cowl, a free pattern that does double duty as a layering-friendly cowl or wrap.



The Pattern

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row 1. Ch 41, turn.
row 2. Starting in second ch from hook, sc 40.
row 3. ch 5, turn. Skip 4 and sc 1 in fifth sc, *ch 7, skip 4 and sc 1 in fifth sc; rep from * 6 more times.
row 4. ch 5, turn. Sc 1 in fourth ch of the previous row’s 7 ch arch, *ch 7, sc 1 in fourth ch of the previous row’s 7 ch arch; rep from * 6 more times.
Rep row 4 to desired length minus an inch.
row 5. ch 5, turn. sc 1 in fourth ch of the previous row’s 7 ch arch. *ch 5, sc 1 in fourth ch of the previous row’s 7 ch arch; rep from * 6 more times.
row 6. Join cowl ends with sl sts.
Weave in all ends & wet block to finish.

Crochet the versatile Market Cowl, a free pattern that does double duty as a layering-friendly cowl or wrap.
Crochet the versatile Market Cowl, a free pattern that does double duty as a layering-friendly cowl or wrap.
Yarn for this design was provided by Brown Sheep Company.

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