Free Crochet Patterns: Shell Cowl

Clothing, Crochet Patterns

Fancy a free crochet pattern for a thick, warm cowl that buttons up the front? Here’s one that features a beautiful crochet shell pattern.

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photo credit | tutorial : Alexis from Persia Lou

Alexis shows the cowl scarf over a cowboy shirt. I can equally see it over a thick pale yellow t-shirt, cardigan or sweater.

Her extra-bulky shell stitch is one of several fun, textural stitch patterns she found in a 1915 booklet called Woolcraft: a Practical Guide to Knitting & Crochet [Paperback].

 

 

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