CARON PANTONE COLOUR BLOCK CROCHET COWL

Caron Pantone Colour Block Crochet Cowl Project

LEVEL: INTERMEDIATE

WHAT YOU'LL NEED

  • 'Caron x Pantone' Braid 100g: Version 1 or Version 2 - Colour - Peach Blush Parfait (01011) x 2 braids
  • 5mm crochet hook (or size to obtain correct tension)

INSTRUCTIONS

VERSION 1 COLOUR SEQUENCE

A - 14-1219, B - 14-1210, C - 12-2902, D - 14-4809, E - 18-1633

VERSION 2 COLOUR SEQUENCE

A - 14-4809, B - 18-1633, C- 14-1210, D- 12-2902, E- 14-1219

TENSION

14sts and 7 rows (to 10cm) over pattern.

Finished Size (approx.): 84cm circumference x 30cm deep

ABBREVIATIONS

Approx = Approximate(ly), Ch = Chain(s), Tr = Treble, Pat = Pattern, Rep = Repeat, RS = Right side, Sl st = Slip stitch, Sp(s) = Space(s), St(s) = Stitch(es), Tog = Together, WS = Wrong side, Yoh = Yarn over hook

Notes - Before working with Caron� x Pantone� multi-shade yarn braid, separate each colour link and wind into 5 separate balls for each braid.

Each colour link will be referenced by its Pantone� colour # (see label).

Designate each yarn ball Contrast, A, B, C, D and E as noted in Materials section (or as desired).

Due to finite amount of yarn in each shade, pattern gauge must be matched to ensure successful results

To join new colour, work to last loops on hook of first colour. Yoh with new colour, draw through loops and proceed with new colour.

FRONT AND BACK (make 2 pieces alike)

FIRST BLOCK

With A, ch 31.

1st row - (WS). 1 tr in 5th ch from hook (counts as 1 tr. Ch 1. 1 tr). Ch 1. Skip next ch. 1 tr in next ch. Rep from to end of row. Turn. 29 sts.

2nd to 10th rows - Ch 4 (counts as 1 tr. Ch 1). Skip first ch-1 sp. 1 tr in next tr. Ch 1. Skip next ch-1 sp. 1 tr in next tr. Rep from to end of row. Turn. Join B at end of 10th row.

11th to 20th rows - With B, rep 2nd row 10 times more.

Fasten off.

SECOND BLOCK

Turn work 90 degrees clockwise. Join C with sl st to top right corner of work (beg ch).

1st row - (RS). Ch 4 (counts as 1 tr. Ch 1). Work (1 tr. Ch 1) 17 times evenly across side of First Block. 1 tr in last st. Turn. 37 sts.

2nd row - Ch 4 (counts as 1 tr. Ch 1). Skip first ch-1 sp. 1 tr in next tr. Ch 1. Skip next ch-1 sp. 1 tr in next tr. Rep from to end of row. Turn.

Rep 2nd row 4 times more. Fasten off.

THIRD BLOCK

1st row - (WS). Join D with sl st to top right corner of work (First Block). Ch 4 (counts as 1 tr. Ch 1). Work (1 tr. Ch 1) 19 times evenly across side of First and Second Blocks. (2 tr. Ch 2. 2 tr) all in corner. Ch 1. Skip next ch-1 sp. 1 tr in next tr. Rep from to end of row. Turn. 42 sts on first side, 38 sts on second side and 1 corner ch-2 sp.

2nd row - Ch 4 (counts as 1 tr. Ch 1). Skip first ch-1 sp. 1 tr in next tr. Ch 1. Skip next ch-1 sp. 1 tr in next tr. Rep from to corner ch-2 sp. Ch 1. (2 tr. Ch 2. 2 tr) all in corner ch-2 sp. Ch 1. Skip next ch-1 sp. 1 tr in next tr. Rep from to end of row. Turn.

3rd row - Rep 2nd row. Fasten off.

FOURTH BLOCK

Turn work clockwise 90 degrees.

1st row - (WS). Join E with sl st to top right corner of work (1st Block). Ch 4 (counts as 1 tr. Ch 1). Work (1 tr. Ch 1) 20 times evenly across side of ? Block. 1 tr in corner. Turn. 43 sts.

2nd row - Ch 4 (counts as 1 tr. Ch 1). Skip first ch-1 sp. 1 tr in next tr. Ch 1. Skip next ch-1 sp. 1 tr in next tr. Rep from to end of row. Turn.

3rd to 5th rows - Rep 2nd row 3 times more. Fasten off.

Sew side seams of Front and Back tog.

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