Are you a jewelry kind of lady? Crochet jewelries are super fun and also a quick make, I have designed this crochet cowl/necklace using a beautiful technique. This cute cowl which doubles as a necklace is a stylish way to is a quick make that surprisingly works up pretty fast. I particularly love that this piece is easy to customize to a cowl and you can also decide to leave it as a necklace.
Materials for the free crochet necklace/cowl pattern
Yarn – Scheepjes Chunky Monkey, Chunky weight, #5, (100% Acrylic, 127 yards/116 m per 3.5 oz/100g Ball)
1 Ball in Red
ESTIMATED YARDAGE – 127 yards
HOOK AND OTHER MATERIALS
- 6 mm crochet hook – for section 1 and section 3
- 8 mm crochet hook – for section 2
- Button – 1 pc, 25mm
- Yarn needle
GAUGE – Gauge is not crucial for this project.
DIFFICULTY LEVEL – Easy
TERMS – US Terminology
- Increase/decrease your starting chains for a wider/smaller finished item.
- You can increase or decrease the number of chains in section 2 for a longer or shorter cowl/necklace.
- Please kindly read through the pattern before starting.
- Any #5 weight of yarns can be substituted
- Chains at the beginning of rounds do not count as a stitch.
Chain(s) – ch(s)
Slip Stitch – sl st
Single Crochet – sc
Back Loop Only – BLO
Repeat – rep
Skip – sk
Cowl – 13” x 7”
Band – 4” x 2”
Section 1: Band
With 6 mm crochet hook, Chain 17
Row 1: Hdc in 3rd ch from hook and in each ch across, turn. 15 hdc
Row 2: Ch 2, in BLO, hdc in each st across, turn. 15 hdc
Rows 3 – 6: Rep Row 2
Do not fasten off
Section 2 – Body (Loops)
With 8mm crochet hook
1st chain – Chain 80, join to the first st to the opposite side of the band with a sl st.
2nd ch – ch 80, join with a sl st to the second st on the opposite side of the band.
3rd to end, ch 80, join with a sl st to the next st on the opposite side of the band.
There will be 30 Loops at the end.
Optional – For a fuller cowl, continue chaining into the next row of BLO created in section 1.
Section 3: Band
With 6 mm hook
Row 1: Ch 12, hdc in 3rd ch from hook and in each ch across, turn. 10 hdc
Rows 2 – 5: Ch 2, hdc in each ch across, turn. 10 hdc
Do not fasten off.
*Ch 1, sc in next 5 sts, ch 1, sc in next 10 sts, rep from * one more time, sl st to beginning ch.
Sc in next st, Ch 6, sk next 4 sts, sc in next st, sl st into next st.
Sew in ends.
Sew button on the opposite side.
Wrap the band around the necklace.
I would love to see your jewelry makes from this free crochet cowl/necklace pattern, do tag me with your makes.
About the Designer
Susanna Biaye is the designer behind Fosbas Designs. A mother to an adorable Toddler whose pregnancy rekindled her love for designing, her designs are aimed at helping you feel confident while making your crochet wardrobe.