Lately, I had seen lots of pretty crochet project with grey color. So I pick up some yummy grey yarn to try out and the Downtown button Cowl was born, They are not only stylish for lady to wear around town, but it’s also a great unisex cowl for everyone.
This project also perfect match for novice beginner . Super simple only basic skill need like slip stitch and half double crochet. You guys can also make this pretty cowl by using any weight yarn of your choice!
I used worsted weight yarn 100% acrylic, It’s took me only one evening to complete it.
If you are a crochet ninja like me probably take the same amount of time to complete but if you are a baby level maybe take two evening to finished them. ^^
Let’s get start!
– I used Lion brand wool Ease chunky yarn or for non wool I recommend Brava Bulky yarn from knit pick.
-Yarn weight 5 chunky
– 6 mm crochet hook or J/10 US hook size
– Sewing yarn needle
-2 wooden buttons. I used wooden buttons that are 1 inches wide or your prefer choice.
Skill and abbreviations
(American crochet terms)
You will need to know how to make
-Sl st (slip stitch)
-sc which mean single crochet
-hdc which mean half double crochet
Gauge: 2 (hdc,sl st) x 2 rows = 2 square inch
Finished Size Approximately: one size fit all
-10 inches wide
-36 inches long when unbuttoned
This pattern is made for beginners! There is a basic skill level required to make.
Downtown button cowl instruction.
Start of by making a slip knot Then make 100 chains foundation chain.
(you can adjust the length of the cowl by decrease foundation chain like.. 80 ,100 or 120)
Row1. sc in the next chain from hook, then sc in each chain across until the end of the row, ch1 turn.
Row2. *hdc in next st , then sl st in next st* repeat * to * across until the end of the row. Ch1 turn
Repeat row 2 until piece measures approximately 36 inches long and 10 inch wide or desired length. Fasten off.
Weave in all ends with yarn needle.
To make the “collar” fold top edge outward about 2 inch wide then fasten the fold with buttons and overlap both ends then sewing both ends together to secure it..
Now you have your very own Downtown button cowl.
If you make one I would love to see your creation tag me on Instagram! would love to see your creation.