New crochet pattern!
I have a new crochet pattern for you! I'm calling this "Semita Cowl." It is made in super bulky yarn, Malabrigo Rasta, and a Q [16 mm] crochet hook, those are the really big, usually plastic ones. You'll need two skeins, but you won't use quite all of the second one.
It's double sided!
This cowl is made using post stitches. If you've never used post stitches, you might not know how. See my tutorial by clicking here. The post stitches produce an extra thick fabric! Between the super bulky yarn and the post stitches, this is a thick cowl! Another interesting thing that post stitches do is produce texture. You can see the texture of one side in the picture above. That's the same side as this picture:
Here is the other side:
Here is yours truly wearing it with the second side out:
The finished cowl is about 27 inches [68 cm] around and 7 1/2 inches [19 cm] wide. It's very warm. I finished this cowl while on a road trip with the Mr. We stopped for dinner at a pizza place in Ardmore, OK (Ten Star Pizza Kitchen, yum!). I'm always cold in restaurants. I went back out to the car to grab this cowl and was almost instantly warmer after putting it on. It kept me pleasantly warm while we finished dinner, even though I was wearing short sleeves. Keep it handy!
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