Dec
17

Under 2-Hour Cowls | Quick Gifts

Under 2-Hour Cowls |How to #knit and how to #crochet a #cowl in under 2 hours with Vickie Howell.

Under 2-Hour Cowls 

This week on Ask Me Monday we talk quick gifts to knit and crochet. Like, really quick. I show how to make both knit and crochet Under 2-Hour Cowls. In this episode, you’ll learn how stitch height affects the speed of completion of a project. We cover dropped knit stitches, double-triple crochet stitches and more! Watch below, then get the free patterns below. Enjoy!


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Under 2-Hour Cowls | #knit and #crochet projects to make in less than two hours. Patterns and [VIDEO] by Vickie Howell

Under 2-Hour Cowls: Patterns

MATERIALS

Approx 40 yds, each super-bulky yarn (6 weight) in colors: A & B

Knitter’s Pride Size US 17/2 mm, 16″-24″ Ginger Circular Needle (KNIT VERSION ONLY)

Knitter’s Pride Size 12 mm Ginger Crochet Hook (CROCHET VERSION ONLY)

Knitter’s Pride Wool Needle

 

Under 2-Hour Knit Cowl

Under 2-Hour Cowl | Knit this gift in the time it takes to watch a movie! | pattern and [VIDE] by Vickie Howell

FINISHED SIZE

Approx 10″/25 cm tall x  28″/71 cm circumference

GAUGE

Approx 3 sts x 7 rnds = 4″/10 cm in Dropped Stitch pattern (Rnds 7-8)

DIRECTIONS

With A, CO 36 sts. Join rnd, taking care not to twist.

Rnds 1-4: *K1, p1; rep from * around.

Rnd 5: Knit.

Rnd 6: Purl.

Rnd 7: *K1 wrapping yarn around needle THREE times; rep from * around.

Rnd 8: *Purl, dropping extra wraps; rep from * around.

Rnd 9: Knit.

Rnd 10: Purl.

Cut A; join B.

Rnds 11-14: With B, rep Rnds 5-8.

Cut B; rejoin A.

Rnd 15-16: Rep Rnds 9-10.

Rnds 17-20: *K1, p1; rep from * around.

BO in established rib stitch.

Weave in ends.

Want tips on weaving in ends on bulky projects? Watch this Vic’s Tips segment from The Knit Show

 

Under 1-Hour Crochet Cowl

Under 1-hour Cowl | #Crochet this gift in about 30 minutes! | pattern and [VIDE] by Vickie Howell

FINISHED SIZE

Approx 9″/23 cm tall x  32″/76 cm circumference

GAUGE

Approx 5 hdc x 3 rnds = 4″/10 cm 

Note: This pattern is written in U.S. Terms

SPECIAL STITCH

Double-triple Crochet (dtr)

YO 3 times, insert hook into next st, [YO, pull through two loops] 4 times.

DIRECTIONS

With A, ch 40. Join rnd with a sl st in first ch.

Rnd 1: Ch 2 (counts as hdc), hdc in next ch and every ch around. Join rnd with a sl st in top of beg-ch.

Rnd 2: Ch 5 (counts as dtr), dtr in next hdc and every hdc around. Join rnd with a sl st in top of beg-ch.

Rnd 3: Ch 2 (counts as hdc), hdc in next dtr and every dtr around. Join rnd with a sl st in top of beg-ch.

Cut A; join B.

Rnd 4: With B, Ch 2 (counts as hdc), hdc in next hdc and every hdc around. Join rnd with a sl st in top of beg-ch.

Rnd 5: With B, Rep Rnd 2.

Cut B; rejoin A.

Rnd 6: With A, ch 2 (counts as hdc), hdc in next dtr and every dtr around. Join rnd with a sl st in top of beg-ch.

Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

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