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The Mountainside Cowl is the second pattern from the Mountainside Collection. Designs in the collection include a hat, cowl, wrist warmers (fingerless gloves), and a cup cozy.
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The yarn I used is Lion Brand’s Hometown Bonus Bundle in the colorways Aspen Tweed (white tweed) and Salem Creek (pink and charcoal). Any bulky weight yarn will work; Lion Brand’s Wool-Ease Thick and Quick, Loops & Threads Cozy Wool, and Loops & Threads Lush Alpaca are great options.
Gauge and Final Measurements
Gauge: 5 Cl x 5 rows = 4″ square
Final Measurements: 13″ tall x 19″ wide
– Approximately 250 yards of #6 weight yarn
– M/9.00 mm crochet hook
– Yarn needle
– Measuring tape
Ch – Chain
Cl(s) – Cluster(s)
Dc – Double Crochet
Hdc – Half Double Crochet
Sl St – Slip Stitch
St(s) – Stich(es)
YO – Yarn Over
Cl(s) – Cluster(s):
[The Cl is comprised of a Dc and Hdc together.]
YO, insert hook into next St, YO and pull up a loop, YO, pull through first 2 loops on hook, YO, insert hook into SAME St, YO and pull up a loop, YO and pull through all 4 loops on hook. Cluster Completed.
When doing the Ch 1, pull up the loop a little higher than you normally would. This helps to not have the first cluster tight and have the seam noticeable.
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LOOSELY Ch 51.
Round 1.) Cl into 2nd Ch from the hook and each Ch across.
Join with a Sl St to 1st Cl. (50)
Round 2.) Turn, Ch 1, Cl in 1st Cl and each Cl around.
Join with a Sl St to the 1st Cl. (50)
Rounds 3. – 17.) Repeat round 2.
Finish off and weave in ends.
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