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The Mushin Cowl

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(4) Name: 'Crocheting : The Mushin Cowl
The Mushin Cowl
The Mushin Cowl

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Single Crochet
  • Double Crochet

Pattern Description:

Mushin is a Japanese term frequently used in Martial Arts training that means 'Without Mind'. It's totally appropriate because this is completely the easiest, most mindless project for instant gratification.

I worked this up over a day (no kidding) just carrying it around wherever I went. No TV show or conversation, however complex, will make you err on this simple, sweet crochet project.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • When flat - 12.25 wide by 13.25 tall


  • 4.5mm hook
  • 335 Yards of Sport weight yarn

You Will Also Need:

  • Tapestry needle for weaving in your ends

Suggested yarn:

335 yards of Sport weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Malabrigo Arroyo



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