Slanting Shells Cowl

Make this slanting shells cowl as a treat to yourself to ward off the last few weeks of Winter.

It is a great replacement for a scarf, made in a worsted weight yarn with a leaning shell design, wear it loose around your neck for style or folded over for warmth.

I have crocheted it in a pretty lilac color, but it would look nice in dark colors too.

See my free Ribbed Cowl Pattern

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Slanting Shells Cowl

Pattern Number CNC09

WS.    Wrong Side

RS.     Right Side
ch.      Chain
sc.      Single Crochet
dc.      Double Crochet
rpt.     Repeat
sl st.   Slip Stitch

Group.  (1sc, ch3, 3dc) in same space or stitch

ch6 counts as first dc plus ch3

Base of ch. Work in first stitch

Finished size approx:  13 inches long x 5.5 Inches wide

I have used:-
50 grams of Stylecraft Special DK

OR an equivalent yarn i.e
1.75oz of Worsted Weight #3
a suggested yarn for this would be Red Heart Baby Hugs Yarn

6.00mm Clover crochet hook


Make 28ch, (RS) work 3tr into 4th ch from hook, * miss 3ch, (1dc, 3ch, 3tr) into next ch, * rpt from * to * to last 4ch, miss 3ch, 1dc into last ch. Turn. (6 groups)

Pattern Row 1 – 6ch, * miss 3tr, 1dc into top of 3ch on next group, make 3ch, * rpt from * to * to end. Turn. (6, 3ch spaces)

Pattern Row 2 – 3ch, 3tr into base of 3ch, * miss 3ch, (1dc, 3ch, 3tr) into next dc, * rpt from * to * to last 6ch, 1dc into 3rd of 6ch. Turn. (6 groups)

Rpt Pattern Rows 1 & 2 until 31 group rows have been worked from beginning or work measures 26 Inches from beginning. Turn.

Rpt Pattern Row 1.

With WS facing fold cowl in half (bottom to top) and working through each ch on cast on edge and each ch or dc on last row worked, ss edges together to make a round. Do not turn.

Edging – With WS facing, working into row ends and starting with 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, work a total of 94dc evenly around to end, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Fasten off.

Rejoin yarn to opposite side of cowl and rpt edging. Fasten off.

Finishing – Weave in and trim off all loose ends of yarn.

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4 thoughts on “Slanting Shells Cowl

  1. Michele Bittner

    I can not download the pattern because I’m not downloading the DOC to PDF. I downloaded that before and got a virus and it screwed up my mail page and tabs I used to surf the internet. If there is no other way to download the patterns than I’ll have to delete your page, which would be sad. There’s a lot of things I’m really interested in on your site. Please answer my e-mail a.s.a.p.
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  2. Joyce Huggans

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