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Crystal Palace Yarns - Crochet


Danube DK

Shell Cowl

Designed by Cathy Campbell

Description:  This cowl comes in a short or long version.  It works up quickly on a large hook, and feels and looks great around your neck.

Level:  Advanced Beginner/Intermediate (working in rnd, single crochet foundation, sc, dc)

Size:  27" (68") circumference x 10.5" high


  • 2 (5) balls of Crystal Palace Danube DK (shown in 304 "Baltic Blues")
  •  Crochet Hook in size H and J, or size needed for gauge (Crystal Palace Bamboo recommended)
  • Tapestry needle
  • Stitch marker (to mark beg of rnd)

Gauge:  ~3.5 dc=1" on larger hook

Abbreviations:  beg- beginning; ch- chain; dc- double crochet; rep- repeat; rnd- round; sc- single crochet; sk- skip; sl st- slip stitch


Shell Pattern:

Rnd 1:  Ch 2,* sk 3 sc, work 4 dc's in next sc; rep from * to last 4 sc's, sk 3 sc, work 3 dc's in last sc.  Join with sl st.

Rnd 2:  Ch 1, sc in each dc around.  Join with sl st.

Rnd 3:  Ch 2, work 3 dc's in same st, sk 3 sc, * work 4 dc's in next sc, sk 3 sc; rep from * to end of rnd.  Join with sl st.

Rnd 4:  Ch 1, sc in each dc around.  Join with sl st.


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August 2013

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