The Lemon Peel Crochet Cowl is a fun, easy crochet project for a beginner. If you want a cozy crochet cowl that works up quickly check out the pattern. In addition to this begin a quick and easy crochet project, the crochet cowl can be customized to fit anyone. You can vary this project by adding or subtracting rows. Make it thinner by creating a smaller foundation chain.
As with many of my projects, creating can be done in many different ways. Learning how to crochet should be a relaxing process but it can take time to develop a technique that works best for you. My goal is to show you how to create beautiful crochet projects from a beginner’s perspective.
This pattern is written in US terms and there is a key provided, to help with any abbreviations. Also, there have been Notes placed throughout the pattern to provide additional help. There are a few pictures and also attached is an instructional video.
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MATERIALS NEEDED FOR crochet cowl
I used a bulky yarn, Lion’s Brand Wool-Ease Thick and Quick (colorway- Carousel) but you can also use two strands of 4 worsted weight worsted yarn to create the same style cowl.
Abbreviations (US Terms):
Ch- Chain Stitch
DC- Double Crochet
SC- Single Crochet
SL ST- Slip Stitch
TW- Turn Work
These Instructions were created with the beginner crocheter in mind. These instructions may not read like a traditional pattern. The goal is for beginners to understand the written process.
The finished project will measure approx. 9″ wide x 14″ length.
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1. Row 1: In 2nd stitch from hook place SC, next stitch DC, alternate SC, DC in each stitch across, Ch 1, TW.
2. Row 2: SC, next stitch DC, alternate SC, DC in each stitch across, Ch 1, TW.
3. Row 3-47: repeat row 2 (alternating between sc, dc stitch in each stitch across the row, starting with an SC and ending with DC stitch), Ch1, TW.
4. Tie, Finish off work. Weave in ends.
Before folding the cowl should measure approx. 27.5″ long.
Fold cowl in half, so raw ends meet.
Using a yarn needle or crochet hook, sew/attach ends together, creating a circle.
Weave in ends, enjoy your crochet cowl.
Begin each row with an SC stitch a continue starting each row with SC throughout the project.
End the row with a DC stitch, a continue ending with DC at the end of each row throughout the project.
Check out the video tutorial below: