CROCHET PATTERN: Congenial Beanie and Cowl Set

UPDATE 6/09/2020: I have combined this pattern with the coordinating cowl to make a set. The pattern is now available in my Etsy shop.

Three Sizes for Teens and Adults

Intermediate Crochet Pattern with US Terminology.  Featuring linked stitches, good for keeping out the cold winds of winter.

This BEANIE in three sizes (S/M/L) is worked from the top down, in a spiral. The band is made with front-post-double-crochet stitches for a snug, yet stretchy, fit. You’ll need multiple hook sizes for this project (see Tools). 

The super-warm COWL (one size fits all) can be nestled under the chin or pulled up over the mouth and ears. This piece is worked in a tube, from bottom to top, in a spiral. The final round accommodates a drawstring to keep it snug for very cold days.

On both projects, you’ll hold two strands of medium-weight (#4) yarn together to make a thicker yarn. The two yarn colorways shown in photos are each multi-colored, yielding a delightful marled effect.

Skill Level: Intermediate. 
Techniques used include: slip stitch, chain, single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet, front post stitches, linked stitches, foundation stitches, stacked single crochet (aka stacked double crochet), and working in a spiral.

Suggested Yarn: Red Heart Unforgettable in two colors, held together as one. Upper photos are Stained Glass combined with Sunrise. Lower photos are Tidal combined with Bistro.

Yarn Amounts:
S: About 3.0 oz/231 yds (85 g/211 m)
M: About 3.5 oz/270 yds (100 g/246 m)
L: About 3.6 oz/277 yds (103 g/253 m)

About 4.5 oz/347 yds (129 g/316 m) medium weight (#4) yarn.

Hook sizes for Beanie:
S (L and H hooks)
M (L and J hooks)
L (L hook only)

Hook size for Cowl:
One size (L hook)

Written pattern is 6 pages long, with text, tables, and a few photos.


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