Winterlace Cowl is made in the round using the post-stitch crochet technique. Strong wide horizontal bands are occasionally interrupted by thin vertical lines, which create an eyecatching basket-weave illusion.
The pattern uses the US crochet terms.
Materials and Tools
MillaMia Naturally Soft Merino: 100% merino wool, 136yd/125m per 50g/1.76oz, shade Putty 121, 3 (4, 6) balls
Crochet hook in size F 5/3.75mm or size needed to obtain gauge
Yarn needle for weaving in ends
Approximate Finished Dimensions
Small (neck-warmer): 25"/63.5cm in circumference 7¼"/18.5cm wide
Medium (single loop): 33½"/85cm in circumference 7¼"/18.5cm wide
Large (double loop, shown in photos): 50"/127cm in circumference 7¼"/18.5cm wide
Half double crochet
Back post double crochet
Back post half double crochet
Front post double crochet
Front post half double crochet