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I picked up crocheting to add crochet items to my Etsy shop, but have fallen in love with designing instead. I began making my own patterns almost instantly and am in the process of switching over ...

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Checkered Cowl

from Bowtykes Designs
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Checkered Cowl
Checkered Cowl
Checkered Cowl
Checkered Cowl

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • basic crochet stitches

Pattern Description:

This quick and easy cowl is a perfect last minute gift or stash-busting project. It is simple, functional, and unisex - great for anyone!

This pattern comes with directions for both Bulky and Super Bulky yarn (Super Bulky is on the first page, Bulky is on the second page). You will need a size K (6.5mm) hook if using Bulky yarn and size N (9.0mm) hook for Super Bulky. You will also need one to two buttons or a shawl pin to hold it in place.

The finished cowl measures 31-32" long but is easily adjusted for any length.


8 dc = 4" with super bulky yarn
10 dc - 4" with bulky yarn


  • 1-2 large buttons 1 1/4"
  • Crochet Hook N/M (9.00mm)
  • crochet hook K (6.5mm)

Suggested yarn:

85 yards of Bulky weight