Ruffled Shell Cowl (3-6y, 6-12y, A)

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Ruffled Shell Cowl (3-6y, 6-12y, A) Pattern


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Crocheting: Ruffled Shell Cowl (3-6y, 6-12y, A)
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Girls



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Chain
  • Single Crochet
  • Double Crochet

Pattern Description:

Fashionable! Functional!
With Ruffles and Shells, you can't go wrong! This simple and stunning piece was featured in the Winter 2013 issue of Stitch Craft Create magazine!
Yarn: 2 Skeins Worsted, Weight 4 Yarn (each skein: 3.5 oz / 100grams / 207yards). Examples: Lion Brand Yarn Cotton Ease, Stitch Nation Sheepish.
Hook: H, or size needed for specified gauge.
Buttons: 2, 1" in diameter.
Sizing: These measurements are approximated, actual subjects may vary.
Gauge: 2 Shells and 7 rows = 4" x 4"

(Appx Age) Length (with ruffles) Width (with ruffles)
3-6 Years 22"(24") 6"(8")
6-12 Years 24"(26") 6"(8")
YA/Adult 26"(28") 6"(8")

Pattern Key
St / Sts: Stitch / Stitches
Sl St: Slip Stitch
Sk: Skip
Ch: Chain
Sc: Single Crochet
Dc: Double Crochet

Note: This is a one piece garment. Place buttons at one end of finished cowl where desired (The gaps in the shell pattern make button holes). The last row (ruffled border) will establish the facing side of the garment.

Copyright notice:
This is an original Salena Baca pattern: Owner / Designer of Baca Creations. This pattern may not be redistributed for free or for sale, and finished products are not permitted to be sold without first obtaining written permission from Salena Baca / Baca

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 3-6 years
  • 6-12 years
  • Adult


  • Weight 4 yarn
  • H hook
  • 2 buttons (1" in diameter)

Suggested yarn:

400 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Lion Brand yarn CottonEase

Pattern Reviews

Pattern Reviews

Average Review (of 2 reviews)
Frayed Knot on

Excellent Adorable cowl!  March 30, 2013

Another great pattern from Salena. Very well written and easy to follow. I still need to make myself one :)

LaLaLily on

Excellent Ruffled Shell Cowl  March 22, 2013

I love this pattern! It is so easy to follow and turns out beautifully! I get so many compliments every time I wear this cowl.

About Designer

About Designer

SalenaBaca on

I have been crocheting for over 25 years and absolutely love to make gifts and fashions for those who appreciate the quality of a well made item. I strive to assure that every one of my customers is satisfied with their purchase.

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