Add some Pizzazz with this T-Shirt Yarn Cowl. Fun beginner crochet project. If you can make a chain stitch and single crochet, you can make this in an afternoon.
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T-shirt yarn can be purchased like I did or made from t-shirts that you no longer wear. I have not done this myself, but I plan on giving it a try one day. Cozy in a warm place and try your hand at making this crochet t-shirt yarn cowl.
It is September and this is the time of year when I start looking for things that my family will like for Christmas. I look for deals. This is a fun handmade gift that will not break the bank.
Relaxing Crochet Pattern
I love making crochet patterns that I barely have to pay attention to what I am doing once I get the pattern figured out. It is a stress reliever for me to watch television and crochet at the end of a long day. Helps me relax and get work off my mind so I can sleep. If you do crochet, you probably know what I am talking about. If you are new to crocheting, I bet that you will use this to relax too. This is one of those patterns.
Two Fun Colors Were Used Today
I ended up making two of them. One in a red and one in a coral. They would both be pretty with a sweatshirt or a jean jacket combo. Great for the cooler weather that is just around the corner.
Directions: T-Shirt Yarn Cowl
SC = Single Crochet
CH = chain
ST = Stitch
YO = Yarn Over
Red Heart Strata Yarn 1 skein in Red
Red Heart Strata yarn 1 skein in Coral
Here is a close up of the cowl.
This crochet cowl is worked flat and joined at the end. If you are a beginner, I think this is a great way to start making crochet scarves and cowls.
in 4th ST from hook, complete a SC. CH 4, skip next 3 ST and SC in 4th ST. Repeat until the end and SC in the last ST.
Turn and CH 4. Insert hook into the first hole that was made from the first CH 4, YO and complete a SC. *CH 4, insert hook into the next hole, YO and complete a SC*. Continue from * until the end and end with a SC in the last ST.
Rows 3 – 67:
Repeat row 2. Do not cut off or fasten off yarn yet.
Bring the beginning row even with the last row completed. *CH 4, insert hook in the hole directly across and complete a SC, then YO back in the hole that you normally would have done a SC in and complete a SC*. Complete this until the end of the row. End with a SC in the last ST.
I am a bit worried that the joining instructions are unclear. Here is a visual that I hope helps you understand the instructions.
Use a yarn needle to weave in ends. Cut off excess yarn. Enjoy wearing your T-Shirt Yarn Cowl.
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