Friday, October 28, 2016

Poplar Ridge Cowlette

The Poplar Ridge Cowlette takes a basic stitch pattern and turns into a gorgeous cold weather accessory. 



This pattern is great for beginners! It features simple pattern repeats and a stitch that goes just beyond the basics.


It calls for five gradient colors and pairs perfectly with the Premier Yarns D.I.Y. Gradient yarns. Check out my review of this yarn HERE.

Best part: It can be worn by Toddlers and Plus sized adults too! One size fits most...and it's easily adjustable!





MATERIALS
Premier Gradient D.I.Y. yarn (#4)
*Lightest Color (A)
*Light-Medium Color (B)
*Medium Color (C)
*Medium-Dark Color (D)
*Darkest Color (E)
H/8/5.00mm Hook
Yarn Needle

SIZES
One size fits most

GAUGE

6 sts x 4 rows = 2"
This is not critical

SKILL LEVEL
Confident Beginner

STITCH GUIDE
arnd = around
ch = chain
edc = See Special Stitches
sc = single crochet
sk = skip

WRITTEN IN US TERMS


NOTES
Beginning ch-3 counts as a st; beginning ch-1 does not count as st.
This pattern is worked from bottom up; you will be finishing at the top side.
To make this cowlette longer, add a multiple of 9 sts to the beginning ch.


SPECIAL STITCHES
Extended Double Crochet (edc) = YO, insert hook in stitch, YO, draw up a loop, YO, draw through 1st loop on hook, YO, draw through two loops on hook, YO, draw through remaining two loops on hook.
Front Post Extended Double Crochet (FPedc) = YO, insert hook from front to back around the post of the stitch (not into the loops of the st), YO, draw up a loop, YO, draw through 1st loop on hook, YO, draw through two loops on hook, YO, draw through remaining two loops on hook


COWL
With Color A,


1. Ch 99, join to form a ring (be careful not to twist chain), ch 1, sc in the back bump of each st arnd, sl st to join in 1st sc (99)
2. Ch 3, edc x 6, ch 2, sk 2, *edc x 7, ch 2, sk 2* arnd, sl st to join in top of beginning ch-3 (77 edc, 11 ch-2 sps)
3. sl st to next dc, ch 3, edc in next 5 edc, edc in 1st ch of ch-2 sp, ch 2, sk 2, *edc x 6, edc in 1st ch of ch-2 sp, ch 2, sk 2* arnd, sl st to join in top of beginning ch-3 (77 edc, 11 ch-2 sps )
With Color B,
4-5. Repeat 3
With Color C,
6-7. Repeat 3
With Color D,
8-9. Repeat 3
With Color E,
10-11. Repeat 3
12. Ch 1, sc in each st and ch sp arnd, sl st to join in 1st sc. Fasten. (99)

FLOWER
With Color E,
1. Ch 4, join to form a ring, ch 1, 6 sc in ring, sl st to join in 1st sc (6)
2. Ch 3, 2 edc, *sl st to next st, 3 edc* arnd, sl st to bottom of beginning ch-3 to join (18)
With Color D,
3. Ch 1, FPedc arnd beginning ch-3 of rnd 2, 3 edc in middle dc, FPedc arnd next edc, sl st in sl st, *FPedc, 3 edc, FPedc, sl st in sl st* arnd (30)
With Color C,
4. Ch 1, FPedc arnd 1st FPedc, edc in next edc, 3 edc in middle dc, edc in next, FPedc in next, sl st in sl st, *FPedc, edc, 3 edc, edc, FPedc, sl st in sl st* arnd (42)
With Color B,
5. Ch 1, FPedc arnd 1st FPedc, edc in next 2 edc, 3 edc in middle dc, edc in next 2 edc, FPedc in next, sl st in sl st, *FPedc, edc x 2, 3 edc, edc x 2, FPedc, sl st in sl st* arnd (54)
With Color A,
6. Ch 1, FPedc arnd 1st FPedc, edc in next 3 edc, 3 edc in middle dc, edc in next 3 edc, FPedc in next, sl st in sl st, *FPedc, edc x 3, 3 edc, edc x 3, FPedc, sl st in sl st* arnd. Fasten. (66)

FINISHING
*Attach flower to right side of cowl, centered over rounds 6-7.
*Hide all strings.
Written pattern © 2016 Sonya Blackstone of Blackstone Designs. Do not sell, share, or modify this pattern. Please share the link to where this pattern can be found. When sharing items made from this pattern, please give designer credit by sharing this link. You may sell items you make with this pattern and are encouraged to do so. This pattern, as with all patterns written by Sonya Blackstone, are not for educational use without written permission from the designer. 
Thank you Premier Yarns for providing the yarn for this pattern.

5 comments:

  1. Don't know if I like the colors, the style the flower but think it's a combination of all of them. Really pretty. Thank you for sharing. :)

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  2. On row 1 it says h1 can u please help what does it mean?

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