Spike Stitch Cowl
designed by Kim Guzman © Oct. 2014
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Technique: Regular Crochet
6″ high by 28″ circumference
Lion Brand Hometown USA: 1 skein each of San Diego Navy (A) and El Paso Autumn (B)
Size P (15mm) crochet hook
Gauge is not crucial for this project.
Do not cut off yarn after color changes, unless instructed otherwise. Carry yarn up to the next round.
Spike Stitch: Insert hook in corresponding single crochet two rounds below, yarn over, pull loop through, pull loop on hook slightly to reach current round, yarn over, pull through two loops on hook.
ch=chain, rep=repeat, sc=single crochet, sl=slip, st(s)=stitch(es)
Round 1: With A, ch 39, without twisting ch, sl st to first ch to form a large ring, ch 1, sc in each ch around, sl st to first sc–39 sc here and throughout.
Round 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc around, with B, sl st to first sc, drop A.
Round 3: Now with B, ch 1, sc in each sc around, sl st to first sc.
Round 4: Ch 1, sc in each sc around, with A, sl st to first sc, drop B.
Round 5: Now with A, ch 1, sc in each of first 2 sc, [Spike Stitch, sc in each of next 2 sc] around to last sc, Spike Stitch in last sc, sl st to first sc.
Round 6: Ch 1, sc in each sc around, with B, sl st to first sc, drop A.
Round 7: Now with B, ch 1, sc in each sc around, sl st to first sc.
Round 8: Ch 1, sc in each sc around, with A, sl st to first sc, fasten off B.
Round 9: Now with A, ch 1, sc in first sc, [Spike Stitch, sc in each of next 2 sc] around to last 2 sc, Spike Stitch in next sc, sc in last sc, sl st to first sc.
Round 10: Ch 1, sc in each sc around, sl st to first sc, fasten off A.
Weave in all ends securely.
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