Friday, December 20, 2013

Arctic Ocean Mobius Cowl - Free Crochet Pattern

This was a special design for a my Son's Kindergarten teacher for Christmas! He said her favorite color was turquoise and he thought she would love this yarn. He picked it out from my stash. I only had one Skien and wanted something that worked up quick but with a fun texture! You could make this in many other colors solid or varigated and get a totally different look. I love one skein, chunky yarn projects and I hope you will too! Enjoy!

Level: Easy

1 Skein of Bulky (5) approx. 109 yards
*I used Premier Yarns, Deborah Norville, Serenity Chunky
Color way : Seven Seas
*Yarn substitutions: Michael’s “Charisma” or Hobby Lobby’s  “I Love This Chunky”

*Hook Sizes: 
L-Hook - (8.00mm)

*Tapestry Needle

Gauge: not required

*Terms and Stitches used:

ch - chain
st - stitch
sl st - slip stitch
sc - single crochet
dc - double crochet
rep - repeat
YO - yarn over

Special Stitches
Picot: ch 3, sl st in third ch from hook.

Decrease: YO, insert hook in same sc as last st made, YO and pull up a loop, YO and draw through 2 loops on hook, YO, skip next Picot and next 2 sc, insert hook in next sc, YO and pull up a loop, YO and draw through 2 loops on hook, YO and draw through all 3 loops on hook. (basically a dc dec just spread out)

Arctic Ocean Mobius Cowl
Measures approx.  6” wide and 15” long (folded in half)
Row 1: ch 80, sc in 2nd ch from hook, work Picot, (sc in next 4 chs, work Picot) across to last 2 chs, sc in last 2 chs.
Row 2: Ch 4 (counts as first dc plus ch 1), turn; YO, insert hook in first sc, YO and pull up a loop, YO and draw through 2 loops on hook, YO, skip next Picot and next 2 sc, insert hook in next sc, YO and pull up a loop, YO and draw through 2 loops on hook, YO and draw through all 3 loops on hook, ch 3, (decrease, ch 3) across to last Picot, YO, insert hook in same sc as last st made, YO and pull up a loop, YO and draw through 2 loops on hook, YO, skip last Picot, insert hook in last sc, YO and pull up a loop, YO and draw through 2 loops on hook, YO and draw through all 3 loops on hook.
Row 3: Ch 1, turn; sc in first st, * work (2 sc, Picot, sc) in next ch-3 sp, sc in next st; rep from * across to last ch-1 sp, sc in last ch-1 sp and in last dc.
Row 4: Ch 2, turn; skip first 2 sc, dc in next sc, (ch 3, decrease) across, ch 1, dc in same sc as last st made.
Row 5: Ch 1, turn; sc in first dc, work Picot, sc in next ch-1 sp and in next st, * work (2 sc, Picot, sc) in next ch-3 sp, sc in next st; repeat from * across.
Repeat Rows 2-5 One time
*Fasten off but leave a long tail to sew ends shut.
* For a Mobius (twisted) Cowl twist the cowl once and sew ends shut with a whip stitch.
*If you don’t want a twist, line up the ends, with no twist and sew together with a whip stitch. 

*Weave in remaining ends. 

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Need some other color ideas! Here are a few ideas from my pattern testers. 

My Mom of Posh Pooch Designs made a solid color one in a gorgeous green. 

Holly of Stitched Together by Design made this one with some lovely 
Red Heart Chunky Fire (discontinued)
She is calling it the Fire and ice Cowl! 

Thank you to all my wonderful testers!!! 

Be sure to link up and share your projects on Raverly or in our Groups! I would love to see! 


Margaret said...

I'm not getting it. Do you have a video tutorial for this pattern?

Elisabeth Spivey said...

I do not have a video and I'm horrible and making them but It is something I'm going to attempt to do soon. Or at least one on how to do the decrease! :)

Anonymous said...

I'm having a problem with the decreases, don't fully understand the pattern.

Anonymous said...

Im using a K hook, should I increase my beginning chain?

Elisabeth Spivey said...

If you use a K hook it will come out smaller but I would say it will likely still work just be a smaller around the neck cowl and not be as long. If you want it the same length you would need to either match gauge or yes adjust the beginning chain but I'm not sure what that adjustment would be.

Kay Green said...

I made this yesterday for my daughter, using a K hook with Loops and Threads "Country Loom" yarn for my daughter. It turned out beautifully - and worked up quickly. Thanks so much for posting this pattern.

Elisabeth Spivey said...

So glad you enjoyed it!! Thanks dor your sweet commemts!

Anonymous said...

I don't remember how to make a picot. If you could elaborate in your terms and stitches section and help those of us who haven't crocheted in a while, by defining how each stitch is made, it would be a great help. Thanks. I really want to make this. I have a wonderful daughter who loves scarves. Thanks, again.

Elisabeth Spivey said...

If you look in the terms/stitches section you'll see it explained under "special stitches" ;)

Dianasturcz@aol said...

Looks like something I could handle! Thanks so much

Unknown said...

Please could you clarify row 4 of the Arctic Ocean möbius cowl. Having a terrible time making it work.

Unknown said...

Please notify me.

Unknown said...

I would like some clarification on this pattern Row 4. Would you please advise me.

Elisabeth Spivey said...

Hi! I'm so sorry I missed your previous comment. We are in process of moving this month! Life is crazy! I'm happy to help but emailing me might be better communication. - what part of the row are you having trouble with. Did you see the decrease explained in the notes above under special stitches?

bookworm0709 said...

I realize this is an older post, but Crochet Patterns Galore featured it today on Facebook. Just wanted to let you know the link for the PDF is not longer valid. The hosting site is no longer working.

Elisabeth Spivey said...

Thanks for letting me know. I must have missed removing it. Oops!

Bonnie said...

Wondering if you ever clarified row 4, as I think I will have a problem with it too. Love the scarf and if it is anything like your Fall Harvest scarf, it will definitely work for me.

Bonnie said...

Sorry, I finally noticed your explanation above as to what "decrease" meant. I get it now.

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