How to make a cowl from squares

If you’re after another simple granny square project, then why not try a cowl?!

A cowl is perfect for layering in the transitioning seasons, or for adding a touch of warmth in an office without it getting in the way. And even better is that you don’t need a lot of yarn for it, or a lot of time! And if you can make a square then your options for cowl design just became endless…

I made this one from a triangle pattern from my Hooked on Crochet Club projects and one skein of yarn.

I joined the traingles as I went and should have used an even number, but I didn’t have enough yarn for 6 triangles and didn’t think it would fit over my head with 4. So I winged it and left it at 5. I also ended up doing a round of slip stitch across the top and bottom to finish it off as I didn’t have enough yarn to get a nice edge with single crochet. But that’s the fun of design and crochet! There is always a way to fudge a project to make it work out in the end.

Inside the Hooked on Crochet Club one use for our squares is to help with becoming a designer. So with your designer hat on, what square and yarn could you see yourself using to make a cowl? Let us know in the comments below!

If you’re wanting to gain more condifidence with crochet you will want to consider joining the Hooked on Crochet Club. It’s an online membership that is the only one of it’s kind. Every month we provide you with projects that help you to increase your crochet skillset inside a private community. And each week there are live tutorials, with week 2 being dedicated now to a grannie square project. It’s the ideal way to improve on your crochet, which in turn brings more calm and satisfaction to your life. If you want to learn more, be sure to head on over here and add your name to the waitlist! Doors are only open a few times of year so you won’t to miss out.

Seona x

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