Easy crochet dickey free pattern
Crochet dickey is a perfect accessory for the colder months. It is fascinating how much a difference this accessory can make in terms of keeping one warm. If this is your first time making a crochet dickey, I promise you would love it!
The turtle neck cowl is also known as crochet dickey. A stylish way to protect under the coat or jacket accessory.
Crochet Dickey is such a practical piece. You do not have to secure any part of the dickey. It is perfect alternatives to scarfs and shawls as you do not need to worry about it dropping off from your neck.
How long does it take to crochet this crochet dickey?
This is one of the fastest crochet projects I have made. To make this crochet dickey from start to finish, it takes about 10 hours on the average. Keep in mind that if you are making fewer rounds/rows, it would take you less time.
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I love that this easy textured crochet dickey can be styled in multiple ways. This concept of a crochet dickey that looks more like a bid came following the purchase of my jacket. I still want to style the jack without using scarves. So, on days I am wearing my jacket, this crochet dickey would come in handy, as it still keeps my neck and chest warm.
Some months ago, I made the a convertible cowl that can be styled as a vest and in many more ways. The cowl is also a free pattern here on the blog.
It is kind of cool that I want to make one in every color to fit different occasions.
This textured crochet dickey pattern is available as a free version, but you can get the ad-free printable version on either ETSY or Ravelry using the links below.
Crochet dickey cowl on Ravelry
Textured crochet cowl pattern on Etsy
Sizing available for the textured crochet dickey pattern
This beautiful textured cowl pattern is a one size fits most. You can customize this to fit your personal preference as it is pretty straight forward. My boy loves this version and has even claimed mine!
Materials needed for this textured crochet dickey pattern
Yarn – Chroma Worsted, 70% Superwash Wool, 30% Nylon, 198 yards per 100g Skein
Sample made in Seahorse. Get the yarn here
Hook and other Materials
6 mm Crochet Hook
18 sts over 10 Rows = 4” across, made using dc, before blocking.
Adjust hook size, if necessary, to obtain gauge.
- Please kindly read through the pattern before starting.
- Any other #4 weight yarn can be substituted.
- Difficulty Level – Intermediate
Terms – US Terminology
Chain/chains – ch/chs
Single Crochet – sc
Half double crochet – hdc
Double crochet – dc
V-Puff stitch – *yarn over, insert hook into indicated st and pull up a loop (3 loops on the hook), yarn over, insert hook into the same stitch, and pull up a loop (5 loops on the hook), next, yarn over, insert hook into the same stitch, and pull up a loop (7 loops on the hook), yarn over and pull through first 6 loops on the hook, yarn over, pull through the remaining 2 loops**, (first half made), chain 2, Rep from * to **
Finished Measurement for this dickey
12″ by 22″
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Instructions for this easy textured crochet dickey pattern
Section 1 – Front & Back Panels
Row 1: Hdc in 3rd ch from hook, and in each ch across, turn. 41 hdc
Rows 2 – 3: Ch 1 (do not count as a st here and throughout), hdc in each st across, turn. 41 hdc
Row 4: Ch 2 (do not count as a st here and throughout), dc in first 7 sts, *ch 1, skip next st, V-puff in next st, ch 1, skip next st, dc in next 5 sts, rep from * until last 9 sts, ch 1, skip next st, V-puff in next st, ch 1, skip next st, dc in the remaining sts, turn. 4 V-puff, 5 dc groups
Row 5: Ch 2, dc in first 7 sts, *ch 1, skip next ch sp, V-puff in next ch sp, ch 1, skip next ch sp, dc in next 5 sts, rep from * until last 2 sts, dc in the last 2 sts, turn. 4 V-puff, 5 dc groups
Rows 6 – 27: Repeat row 5.
Row 28: Ch 2, dc in first 7 sts, *dc in ch 1 sp, dc in the first leg of V-puff, dc in next ch 2 sp, dc in next leg of V-puff and next ch 1 sp, dc in next 5 sts, rep from * to end, turn. 41 dc
Rows 29 – 31: Ch 1, hdc in each st across, turn. 41 dc
Increase or reduce the repeats
Section 2 – Cowl
Crocheting in rounds
Round 1: Ch 1, hdc in next 42 sts, pick up the second panel, hdc in next 42 sts, join with a sl st to the beginning chain. 84 hdc
Rounds 2 – 18: Ch 1, hdc around, join with a sl st to the beginning chain. 82 hdc
Increase or reduce the number of rounds accordingly.
Round 19: Ch 3, *skip next st, hdc in next st, ch 1, rep from * to end, join with a sl st to the beginning chain. 41 hdc/ch sps
Round 20: Ch 1, 2 hdc in each ch sp, join with a sl st to the beginning chain. 82 hdc
Round 22: Ch 1, sl st in each st around, join with a sl st to the beginning chain. 82 sl st
Section 3 – Rope
Make two tassels and set aside.
Thread in the chains through the eyelet made in Round 19
Edging – join yarn with a sl st to the beginning of the foundation chain, crocheting around the sides
Round 1: Ch 1, sc evenly in each st/ch sp, join with a sl st to the beginning chain.
Block to measurement.
I hope to see your beautiful textured crochet cowl made from this pattern. When you do make yours, do tag me.
How to wear
- As a hooded dickey
- As a cowl dickey
I hope to see your beautiful versions of this crochet dickey. Whenever you make yours, do tag me on social Instagram @crochet_fosbas