Free Crochet Pattern: The Grace Lace Cowl

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This lightweight lace cowl is the perfect additional to any transitional outfit. Wear it with your little black dress or a jeans and T-shirt – it dresses up and down and still looks great. And the best part? It’s so easy to make!

 

Materials

  • size “M/N” 9.00 mm crochet hook,
  • approximately 140-160 yards size 4 worsted weight yarn,
  • scissors,
  • tapestry needle for tucking ends

Notes

  • Sizes: One Size Fits All
  • Finished measurements: 7” x 14″
  • Gauge: 12 sts x 6 rows = 4” square
  • No matter your skill level, I always suggest that you read through the pattern from beginning to end before beginning your work just to be sure you don’t have any questions that might cause frustration in the midst of your project.
  • Cowl is crocheted loosely to create a nice drape to the piece.
  • The shell motif and the individual DC sts stack directly on top of one another for this pattern, rather than alternating. See last photo.

Abbreviations

  • SLST: slip stitch           
  • CH:     chain              
  • DC:     double crochet
  • SK:      skip a stitch
  • ST(s):  stitch(es)

 Stitch Pattern: For the shell, working into a single stitch, [2DC, CH1, 2DC], shell created

Lace Cowl Crochet Pattern

Lightweight Grace Lace Cowl Crochet Pattern

With size 9.00 mm hook, loosely CH72 sts

Being careful not to twist the strand, join with a SLST to beginning ch.

RND 1: CH3, (DC, CH1, 2DC) in the same st as beginning ch3, SK the next 2 sts, DC, skip the next 2 sts, [*2DC, CH1, 2DC* in the next st, SK next 2 sts, DC, sk next 2 sts], repeat [ to ] 10 more times for 12 shells total. Join with SLST to top of beginning CH3.

RND 2: SLST in next 2 spaces until your hook is now in the CH1 space (center of shell) from the previous round, CH3, (DC, CH, 2DC) in the same st as beginning CH3, DC in the center of the single DC of the row below, [*2DC, CH2, 2DC* in the center ch1 st of the next shell, DC in the center of the DC of the row below] repeat from [ to ] around. Join with SLST to beginning CH3.

RND 3 – 10: Repeat Rnd 2 – SLST in next 2 spaces until your hook is now in the CH1 space (center of shell) from the previous round, CH3, (DC, CH, 2DC) in the same st as beginning CH3, DC in the center of the single DC of the row below, [*2DC, CH2, 2DC* in the center ch1 st of the next shell, DC in the center of the DC of the row below] repeat [ to ] around. Join with SLST to beginning CH3.

Fasten off and tuck ends.

Get the Downloadable, Ad-free PDF of this Design

The free pattern for this item is shared, above. However, I know many of you like to print your patterns or save them, digitally, for later use.

So, I’ve created a beautifully formatted, large print, ad-free PDF of this pattern for you to use at your convenience and you can get it on Ravelry for less than the cost of a cup of coffee…or join the Made with a Twist Makers Club to get lifetime access to all Made with a Twist PDF patterns for just $25!

For Fashionistas:

If you’re looking for a spring cowl in the perfect color to go with your favorite outfit or that little black dress, this is the one for you! Made of soft, wool-blend yarn, the short cowl will keep you warm both day and night.

For Makers:

As always, I designed this cowl with a seller’s mentality. It had to be beautiful, quick to make and have the potential for a good profit margin. As a business owner, these things are key to a successful product….oh, and the fact that it might be popular with my target market!

And it has been!

Again, you can use the pattern, above, or purchase a downloadable PDF pattern with photo tutorial from my Ravelry store.

I hope you enjoy making this treasure and that your customers love it. I’ll have some coordinating patterns coming for you soon.

Until then, stay cozy and keep yarning! Pam

Lace Cowl Crochet Pattern

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2 Comments

  1. Beautiful cowl. What are the multiples if you want to make it longer?

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