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When my mom tried to teach herself how to crochet using a guide for beginners I was fascinated. I begged her to teach me all that she learned, so at the age of seven I picked up my first crochet ...

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Braided Cowl

from Purdy Sweet Crochet
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Braided Cowl
Braided Cowl

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Chain stitch
  • Foundation single crochet
  • Single crochet
  • Slip stitch
  • Knowledge of the three stranded braid technique

Pattern Description:

I just love to wear cowls and wanted to create a cowl that would look nice against a solid-colored turtle-neck sweater for the winter season. This cowl will add a little color to your day-wear and can be made in any size yarn weight if you adjust your hook size to coordinate with the fiber you are working with.


12 stitches = 4 inches


  • Approximately 210 yards of a bulky weight yarn
  • Size K crochet hook
  • Size H crochet hook
  • 2 to 3 closing stitch markers
  • 2-1" buttons
  • Sewing needle and matching thread
  • 210 yards Lang Mille Colori Big

Suggested yarn:

210 yards of Bulky weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Lang Mille Colori Big