Today I’ll be sharing my 3 Button Cowl Pattern with you. This cowl pattern is super popular right now as it’s very stylish and customizable. By working into the back loop only, you will get a nice ribbed effect. This results in an extra thick and warm cowl. Paired with 3 large coconut buttons, you have a few different options on how to wear this cowl. The 3 button cowl is worked using double crochet stitches, which makes it a beginner-friendly pattern. The finished cowl measures 12 wide by 33 length. However, you can customize this cowl to be wider or longer depending on your preference. Visit my Etsy Shop to purchase the ad-free version of this pattern. Don’t know how to crochet? Check out my Etsy Shop to purchase the finished cowl.
For today’s tutorial, you will need bulky weight yarn (I’m using Caron Tea Cakes) and a size N-10mm crochet hook (I’m using Clover Amour). You can also use two strands of worsted weight yarn together. I recommend Lion Brand Heartland Yarn (see my review here). Gather up your supplies and let’s begin!
3 BUTTON COWL PATTERN
- N-10mm crochet hook
- 1 Caron Tea Cake in Winterberry (or any other bulky weight yarn; approx. 204 yards)
- 3 large coconut buttons
- Tapestry Needle
FINISHED SIZE: 12×33
ROW 1: Dc in 2nd chain from hook and in each stitch across. Chain 2 and turn (60 dcs).
ROW 2: Dc in BLO across entire row. Chain 2 and turn.
ROWS 3-12: Dc in BLO across entire row. Your work should measure about 12 inches wide. Fasten off and weave in ends.
Place buttons on left or right side of cowl depending on your preference. Sew on using your tapestry needle and length of same color yarn. Weave in ends.
Here are some different ways to wear this cowl:
Wear over your shoulders
Fold cowl evenly in half and use two buttons for closure
I hope you enjoyed today’s pattern on my 3 button cowl. Feel free to make this cowl for yourself, a family member, or a friend. By working using bulky yarn and working in the back loops only, this cowl works up quick and also keeps you nice and warm. Don’t know how to crochet? You can purchase this item in my Etsy Shop! An ad-free version of this pattern is also available in my Etsy Shop. If you have any questions about today’s pattern, please leave a comment below. I’d love to hear from you!
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