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Kana the Wanderer's Cowl (Free Crochet Pattern)

Good day, fellow crafters!

Are you looking for a lovely accessory for the autumn and winter seasons?  If so, try out Kana the Wanderer's Cowl!  This original design of mine is perfect for exploring and enjoying the changing seasons outdoors!

This cowl is soft and has a wonderful drape. It isn’t too heavy nor light, and it isn’t too tight nor loose.  It takes up two regular skeins of worsted-weight yarn.  (I recommend Lionbrand's Heartland yarn for its beautiful colors!)

Without further ado, I present to you: Kana the Wanderer's Cowl!


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Kana the Wanderer’s Cowl is a lovely accessory for the autumn and winter seasons.  It is soft and has a wonderful drape.  It is crocheted in the round, holding two strands of medium-weight yarn together.  Using a large hook of 9.00mm, the cowl isn’t too heavy nor light, and it isn’t too tight nor loose.  Kana the Wanderer’s Cowl is perfect for exploring and enjoying the changing seasons outdoors.  

Finished Measurements:
  • Following the pattern is approximately 10" x 30"
    (Note: The size of this cowl is easy to adjust by changing the number of rows or stitches used.) 

  • Beginner. Requires familiarity with stitches used (below).

Stitches/Terms Used (US Terminology):
  • Ch: chain
  • Chainless foundation double crochet (DC) [Video tutorial available!]
  • Hdc: half double crochet 
  • Dc: double crochet 
  • Sl st: slip stitch (insert hook, yarn over, pull through both loops)
  • BLO: back loops only
  • FLO: front loops only


Note: If you have not made the chainless foundation DC before, you can check out my step-by-step video tutorial below!

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Best wishes,