Basic But Fancy Chunky Crochet Cowl Free Pattern is a beginner friendly crochet pattern that is fast and cost-effective.
The yarn I chose for the Basic But Fancy Chunky Crochet Cowl is Yarn Bee Authentic Hand-Dyed Chunky in the color Prom Corsage. I purchased this yarn in my massive Clarance yarn haul from Hobby Lobby this past April which you can watch here.
You need three skeins of bulky or chunky weight size 5 yarn, or approximately 300 yards to get this project done. This is a crochet project that would be great to sell at holiday craft fairs or to make for Christmas presents. Merino Wool is a lovely fiber to crochet with.
Basic But Fancy Chunky Crochet Cowl Crochet Pattern utilizes only the chain stitch and half double crochet stitch but in the third bar. It creates a beautiful effect by pushing the two v’s to the front which you can see here. Normally, you would have a ridge pattern when crocheting half double crochet in rounds or rows. However, by crocheting in the third bar you get a reversible look that pushes the v’s in a row and is really beautiful. Hence the name, basic but fancy.
If you would really like to make an impressive crochet cowl, this is one that you can achieve for very little effort in a very short amount of time.
Another thing I really like about the Basic But Fancy Chunky Crochet Cowl pattern is that it is flexible to your gauge. You can adapt this pattern to your liking to fit your gauge as a crocheter.
You can follow along with all of my Basic But Fancy Chunky Crochet Cowl Patterns in my free YouTube tutorial
In this post I offer you the free pattern to the size small and medium.
You can find the Basic But Fancy Chunky Crochet Cowl in sizes Small to Medium HERE.
You can also purchase the ad free pattern that includes both sizes in my Etsy shop HERE.
Basic But Fancy Chunky Crochet Cowl Free Crochet Pattern
Level: Beginner / Easy
Chunky Weight 5 Yarn – 3 skeins or 300 yards approximately
Size N / 9 mm crochet hook
Abbreviations Used: CH – Chain HDC – Half Double Crochet
-Chain 20” of chain or 52 chains total (50 CH + 2 CH)
-Row 1 – HDC in 3rd chain from hook. HDC across. 50 HDC ( I advise placing a stitch marker in each row’s first and last stitch.)
-Row 2 and every row to end – CH 2 Turn. HDC in the third bar of the first Half Double Crochet stitch. HDC in the third bar only of every HDC across the row. 50 HDC.
-At the last row when you reach 28” or desired length, leave a long tail to sew the first and last row together making the cowl.
-Weave in ends and you are finished!
Now you may be wondering why am I offering two size patterns for the Basic but Fancy Chunky Crochet Cowl and the reason is I like patterns for beginners that do not entail much math. If you are interested in this pattern but in a small to medium size you can view that here.
When you are new to something or learning something like crochet sometimes you just want the map printed out for you. And that is my goal with this Basic But Fancy Chunky Crochet Cowl, which again you can purchase both sie patterns in an ad free pdf download here in my etsy shop.
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