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November 21, 2020

Get Cozy This Winter with the Crochet Feather Cowl

Inside: Crochet Feather Cowl pattern including tips and video tutorial.

Cozy up with a beautiful Feather Cowl this winter. 

The unique feather stitch pattern creates an elongated fan of stitches that nest together to create a lovely design.  This cowl is fully reversible making it easy to add some length to convert it into an infinity scarf.

If you like this stitch pattern, I’ve got a full tutorial that teaches you how to make it in the round. How to Crochet: Feather Stitch Pattern

Crochet Feather Cowl

By Kristen Mangus

A downloadable PDF of this pattern is available in my Etsy store and from Ravelry at the links below:

MATERIALS

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Yarn
Medium (#4) weight yarn
Bernat Pop (120g/ 4.2 oz, 73 meters/ 80 yd.) used in sample.
Color: Blue Blaze

Hook
US Size H-8 (5 mm) hook
Furls Odyssey in Black & Nickel used in sample.

Tapestry needle to seam and weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS
ch = chain
hdc = half-double crochet
rep = repeat
sl = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)

If you need a refresher, be sure to check out my How to Crochet series!

GAUGE
12 sts x 10 rows in 4” in feather stitch pattern

SKILL LEVEL Easy

MEASUREMENTS
6.5” wide x 35” circumference (16.5 cm x 8 cm)

NOTES 

This pattern is adaptable to use any size yarn and hook. If you find you crochet tightly use a hook 1-2 sizes larger than recommended.

COWL INSTRUCTIONS

Feather Stitch Pattern (Flat Panel)

Work in multiples of 2 + 1. 

Beginning Feather st: Yarn over, insert hook into last ch-1 sp of previous row, yarn over and pull up a loop level with loops on the hook (3 loops on hook), yarn over, insert hook into ch-1 space one row below or skipped stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop elongated and now level with loops on the hook (5 loops on hook), yarn over, insert hook in next ch-1 sp, yarn over and pull up a loop in line with loops on the hook, yarn over and pull through all 7 loops on the hook. (Note: Loops pulled up will be level with the crochet and some will be more elongated than others).

Feather st: Yarn over, insert hook into same ch-1 sp as last feather, yarn over and pull up a loop level with loops on the hook (3 loops on hook), yarn over, insert hook into skipped st or ch-1 sp one row below same sp, yarn over and pull up a loop elongated and now level with loops on the hook (5 loops on hook) yarn over, insert hook in next ch-1 sp, yarn over and pull up a loop in line with loops on the hook, yarn over and pull through all 7 loops on the hook. (Note: Loops pulled up will be level with the crochet and some will be more elongated than others).

Ch 21.

Foundation Row: Hdc in 2nd ch from hook, ch1, hdc in next ch, *ch 1, skip next st, hdc in next st. Rep from * to end, ch 1. Turn

Row 1: Hdc in 1st st, ch 1, work a beginning feather st, ch 1,*work feather st, ch 1. Rep from * to last st, hdc in remaining st, ch 1. Turn.

Rep Row 1 until piece measures 35” or desired length. Fasten off leaving long tail.  Slip st or sew ends together to form cowl.  Weave in tails.


PIN IT!

crochet feather cowl pin image

Crochet Feather Stitch Tutorial

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While this tutorial doesn’t have a dedicated tutorial for the project all the skills you need are included in the video How to Crochet the Feather Stitch. Be sure to follow the tutorial for working the feather stitch as a flat panel for this pattern.

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Kristen Mangus
About Kristen Mangus
Kristen is a multi-talented entrepreneur with a heart as big as Texas. She is the Owner, Host and Creative Director of GoodKnit Kisses. GoodKnit Kisses is a company positioned to inspire, encourage and empower people through education and design. She’s built a large and loyal on-line community of followers by sharing her personal passion for knitting and all things creative through YouTube video tutorials, Facebook live broadcasts, blogs and patterns. Her vision is to leave an inspired crafting world for future generations that continues to teach and reach others. She and her husband, John, have three amazing kids.

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