Skyscraper Crochet Cowl
Crochet Pattern by B. Hooked Crochet, Copyright 2015.
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This pattern is written in US crochet terms
Gather Your Supplies
- 2 Skeins Isaac Mizrahi Skyscraper, woolworth shown (332 yds) Michael’s exclusive only, in store or online.
- 6.5 mm Crochet hook
- Darning Needle
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Gauge and Sizing
Your finished cowl will measure approximately 18″ long and 11″ tall when laying flat. The estimated circumference is 36″. This cowl will fit most adults and teenagers.
- BBO – Back Bar Only
- Ch – Chain
- Dcc – Double Crochet Cluster** (see stitch description below)
- Hdc – Half Double Crochet
- Sc – Single Crochet
- Slst – Slip Stitch
- YO – Yarn Over
To print a list of all crochet abbreviations to keep in your crochet notebook, check out my quick guide here:
Dcc – YO and insert hook into designated stitch, YO and pull up a loop. YO and pull through two loops (two loops on hook). YO and insert hook into same stitch, YO and pull up a loop. YO and pull through two loops (three loops on hook). YO and insert hook into same stitch, YO and pull up a loop. YO and pull through two loops (four loops on hook). YO and pull through all four loops. Chain one.
Skyscraper Crochet Cowl Tutorial with Brittany
This video is also available in a left handed version. Click here to be directed to the left handed tutorial on YouTube.
Round 1: Ch 100. Join with a slst to the first chain to form a ring. Ch 1 (place a stitch marker here to make identifying it easier). Make 1 hdc in every chain. Join with a slst to the chain 1 with stitch marker.
Rounds 2-5: Ch 1. (Working the camel stitch) Make one hdc in the back bar only of every stitch. Join with a slst to the chain 1.
Round 6: Ch 1. Make one sc in the back bar only of every stitch. Join with a slst to the first chain.
[alert-announce]Note: if you would like to chain the size of the cowl, make sure you choose an even number of chains and stitches. [/alert-announce]
Rounds 7-16: Ch 2 (counts as first step in the Dcc), and finish a double crochet cluster. Ch 1, Skip one stitch and Dcc in next stitch. Repeat around and join with a slst to the first Dcc.
Round 17: Ch 1. Make one hdc in every stitch and in every chain space. Join with a slst to the first chain.
Rounds 18-23: Ch 1. Make one hdc in the back bar only of every stitch. Join with a slst to the chain 1.
Fasten off and weave in your ends.