Crochet Pattern: Simple and Modern Scarf/Cowl with ButtonsBy Erin Burger – 7 Comments
This versatile pattern contains instructions on creating a popular accessory that’s easy to make; a scarf with buttons placed in two rows to turn the scarf into a cowl that can be used everyday for warmth or for a touch of style. Wild it up by using contrasting colored buttons or even mismatched ones!
Finished Size: Approx. 12″ (30.48 cm) wide and 40″ (101.46 cm) long
Note: Size is adjustable using the instructions within the pattern
Medium Weight Yarn (approximately 200 yards of main color)
Crochet Hook J (6.00 mm)
6 – 12 medium sized buttons
Sewing needle and thread
Gauge: not important for this pattern. Use the instructions within the pattern to adjust the size as you see fit.
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Crochet Pattern: Cowl/Scarf
Start by chaining 26 or a chain as wide as you would like your scarf.
Row 1: hdc in third chain from hook and in each ch across, turn: 24 hdc
Row 2: ch 2, hdc in each hdc across, turn: 24 hdc
Repeat Row 2, 62 more times or until the scarf is as long as you desire. Finish off.
Attach yarn at bottom right corner of beginning row. Sc in each hdc along the bottom row.
3 sc in first corner.
sc evenly along side of scarf (about 2 sc for every row of hdc).
3 sc in next corner.
Sc in each hdc on end row of scarf.
3 sc in next corner.
sc evenly along side of scarf (about 2 sc for every row of hdc)
2 sc in last corner (making 3 sc’s in that corner including the first one made when attaching yarn)
With thread and buttons sew one button in the second row of hdc, near one side of the scarf, sew a second and third (or as many as you have chosen to use) buttons along that row evenly spaced.
Do the same thing in the 10th row of the scarf , making sure that each subsequent button lines up with first rows buttons.
The buttons are used to make a long scarf into a funneled cowl. Buttoning the buttons into the opposite end of the scarf will create the funneled cowl. The buttons on the second row of the scarf from the end can button on anywhere from the fifth to the tenth row of the opposite end of the scarf, depending on how tight you want the cowl to be, then the next row can be buttoned closer to the end accordingly.
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