Yarra Valley Cowl by Elisabeth Davis de Herraiz

Yarra Valley Cowl

August 2020
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
5 stitches and 10 rows = 4 inches
in patt, blocked.
5.5 mm (I)
660 yards (604 m)
8" wide and 36" long, assembled.
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Two rich shades of worsted-weight wool alternate between shells and straight single crochet. This extra-long cowl is worked flat and seamed, but this step could be skipped to make a scarf. Choose colors from the same family as shown, or go for shades that are highly contrasting, complementary, or whatever you desire!

Difficulty Easy

Yarn Weight 4

Finished Size 8” wide and 36” long, assembled.

Yarn Universal Yarn Deluxe Worsted (100% wool; 220 yd 201 m/3½ oz 100 g): #12293 burgundy (A), 2 hanks; #12170 madder red (B), 1 hank.

Hook Size I/9 (5.5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions Yarn needle.

Gauge 5 shs and 10 rows = 4” in patt, blocked.

For techniques you don’t know, please visit our online crochet glossary at https://www.interweave.com/interweave-crochet-glossary/


  • The piece is worked in rows and then row-ends are sewn together to form cowl.

  • When working in shells, work in the chain-2 space unless otherwise indicated.

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