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Crochet Stella Mini Cowl – Free Crochet Pattern

Crochet Stella Mini Cowl – Free Crochet Pattern

It’s another day & another opportunity to share a FREE crochet pattern, the crochet Stella Mini Cowl!

This cowl is a small cowl, as the title suggests, but also the greatest to keep your neck warm during winter. Especially because the fit is so close.

The stitches isn’t hard to follow either, & it’s fun to play with stripes & colors.

 

stella mini cowl crochet pattern design

 

Finally, the texture is everything, agree?

 


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stella mini cowl crochet pattern design

stella mini cowl crochet pattern design

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THE YARN


For this crochet garment you’ll need some warm yarn. The crochet Stella Mini Cowl was designed using Bernat Roving.

What’s amazing about this yarn is the fact that is super soft & feels great against the skin.

It’s a combination between wool & acrylic, which makes it both warm & comfy.

You can find the Bernat Roving yarn here.

 

THE PERFECT COWL CROCHET PROJECT


Nothings better than those bulky weight super fast crochet projects for the colder seasons. They can be crocheted in just one afternoon & looks amazing.

I love big cozy cowls because they can really keep you warm & can be used for both covering your neck & your head.

 

Since you like the Stella Mini Cowl, these might interest you too?

 

crochet Gradvis sweater, Laetus Cowl crochet pattern, free crochet pattern

 

 

stella mini cowl crochet pattern design

 

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO CROCHET THAT?


How long it takes to crochet something varies depending on your skill & how fast you crochet. But that isn’t a helpful answer is it?

Well, I’ve developed a yarn calculator to help you get the answer to this question.

It will help you calculate exactly how much time you’ll spend crocheting a project.

All you need to know is how much yarn you will use on the project in either meters, yards or skeins. Then crochet your test square & time it.

Calculate how long it takes to crochet that. 

 

CROCHET STELLA MINI COWL – THE FREE CROCHET PATTERN


PATTERN OPTIONS:


 

 

ABOUT THE PATTERN:


The crochet Stella Mini Cowl crochet pattern is a pattern for a really warm cozy infinity cowl. It has a beautiful textured stitch pattern that makes it thick & perfect for winter.

The pattern is written for only one size, however size adjustments are included throughout the pattern. Play around with colors to make it fit your style.

The Stella mini cowl crochet pattern is a relatively easy crochet pattern. You’ll just need to know how to crochet post stitches & there’s a tutorial linked if you don’t know it yet.

 

crochet stella mini cowl crochet pattern design

 

SKILL LEVEL: 


INTERMEDIATE

 

Read about skill levels.

 

MATERIALS NEEDED:


CROCHET HOOK:

Size 15 mm / US: P/Q / UK:

Hook I used: Crochet Hooks from Wool and the Gang

 

YARN:

Yarn used:

Bernat-Roving.

 

Find it here: 

 

Yarn amount used: 

  • Color A (CA):  <1 skeins (Bernat-Roving) / 50 g / 55 m / 60 yards
  • Color B (CB): • <1 skeins (Bernat–Roving) / 30 g / 33 m / 36 yards

 

Yarn characteristics:

  • 5 Bulky yarn, Chunky yarn, 7 wpi
  • 80% acrylic, 20% wool

 

OTHER MATERIALS NEEDED:

  • Needle, find one here (if you don’t already have one)!
  • Scissors
  • Measuring tape

 

GAUGE:


Measured with the combination of half double crochet stitches & front post double crochet stitches*: 

7 stitches & 7 rows per 10 cm / 4”.

 

*The stitches & rows are naturally spiraling. The stitches is measured lining up with the upper horizontal edge. The rows are measured lining up with the vertical edge.

 

 

crochet stella mini cowl crochet pattern design

 

NOTES: 


  • This crochet pattern is written in US terms (more details).
  • All measurements given are unblocked.
  • Note that measurements are given as exact as possible. But crochet tension & technique might give variations in the result, that changes from person to person.

 

  • Read pattern instructions carefully before beginning to make sure you understand everything. It might save you hours!
  • Make a swatch that measure at least 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4 inches using the stitch the gauge is given for. If your swatch matches the gauge, you’re good to go. If the gauge is wrong, you might need to change your hook. Go up in crochet hook size if your stitches are smaller & go down in crochet hook size if your stitches are bigger (more details).
  • Check yarn info if you want to find an alternative or test your yarn against the gauge (more details).

 

  • This pattern is written for 1 size, however size adjustments are suggested under the heading “Size & Measurements”.
  • At the end of each row, the stitch count is given in parenthesis. It includes the starting chains counting as 1 & 1 slip stitch).

 

SIZE & MEASUREMENTS:


MAIN PART:

Width: 28 cm / 11.4 inches.

Height: 21 cm / 8.3 inches.

*Measured with cowl laying on a flat surface.

 

SIZE NOTES:

  • Pattern is written for just one size.

 

SIZE ADJUSTMENTS:

  • Make the cowl wider by adding extra stitches before you start round 1.
  • Make the cowl narrower by reducing the number of stitches you make before you start round 1.
  • Make the cowl longer or shorter by adding or reducing the number of rounds you crochet.

 

DIAGRAM:


 

 

ABBREVIATIONS:


CA = color A

CB = color B

ch = chain

FSC = foundation single crochet

FPdc = front post double crochet

prev = previous • st = stitch(es)

yo = yarn over

 

STITCHES YOU WILL NEED: 


You will need to use the half double crochet stitch, the foundation single crochet & the front post double crochet stitch.

FOUNDATION SINGLE CROCHET (FSC):

Written description:

Step 1: Ch 2 st.

Step 2: Insert hook into 2nd ch from hook, pull up a loop. Yo and pull through first loop (making “chain”). Yo and pull through both loops on hook.

Step 3: Insert hook into prev“chain” you made (It should look like you go through a resemblance of a “normal” st, with 2 strands of yarn), pull up a loop, yo and pull through first loop (making “chain”). Yo and pull through both loops on hook.

Repeat step 3 until you’ve made enough stitches.

 

*2nd ch in step 1 makes 1 st, step 2 makes 1st & every time step 3 is repeated you make 1 st.

Video tutorial

 

FRONT POST DOUBLE CROCHET (FPdc):

Written description:

Yo, insert your hook from front to back between the prev st & the st you’re working, & bring it to the front again between the st you’re working & the next st, yo & pull up a loop, you have 3 loops on the hook, yo & pull through 2 of the 3 loops, yo and pull through the 2 last loops.

Video tutorial

 

TECHNIQUES YOU WILL NEED: 


You will need to know how to change colors in crochet with different color in every other stitch.

CHANGING COLOR WITH DIFFERENT COLOR IN EVER OTHER STITCH:

When working with different colors in every other stitch, you’ll never finish a stitch with the color you where working with. Do all the steps of the stitch, then leave the last step unworked. Yarn over with the color for the next st & pull yarn through. Repeat this for every stitch to make the color changes look beautiful.

 

crochet stella mini cowl crochet pattern design

 

 

INSTRUCTIONS:


With CA, make 40 st using the FSC technique & sl st in 1st st.

Round 1: With CA ch 2 st (counts as 1st dc st), *with CB hdc 1 in next st, with CA dc 1 in next st* repeat from *to* until the end of the round, with CB hdc 1 in the last st, sl st in 2nd ch from beg of round (= 41 st).

Round 2: With CA ch 2 st (counts as 1st FPdc st), *with CB hdc 1 in hdc from prev round, with CA FPdc 1 in dc from prev round* repeat from *to* until the end of the round, with CB hdc 1 in the last st, sl st in 2nd ch from beg of round (= 41 st).

Round 3 -10: With CA ch 2 st (counts as 1st FPdc st), *with CB hdc 1 in hdc from prev round, with CA FPdc 1 in FPdc from prev round* repeat from *to* until the end of the round, with CB hdc 1 in the last st, sl st in 2nd ch from beg of round (= 41 st).
Round 11: With CA sc 1 in each st from prev round (=41 st).

Fasten off & cut yarn.

 

FINISHING:


Fasten threads & weave in ends.

 

crochet stella mini cowl crochet pattern design

 

SHARE IT & SHARE PICTURES!


I really hope you liked the Stella Mini Cowl!

However, if you really like it, make sure to share the FREE pattern & share pictures of your Stella Mini Cowl that you’ve made with me.

 

  1. Tag me on Instagram: Take a picture of your project, use #joyofmotioncrochet & tag me!
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I can’t wait to see your pictures!

 

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Comments (14)

  1. It looks so warm and cozy. Thank you for sharing.

    Rebekah Berry
    Dec 21, 2018 Reply
    • It is 🙂 Thank you!

      Janne Kleivset
      Dec 24, 2018 Reply
  2. Such a pretty cowl

    Paulina Ramirez
    Dec 21, 2018 Reply
    • Thank you!

      Janne Kleivset
      Dec 24, 2018 Reply
  3. Gorgeous!

    Kim McGrath
    Dec 22, 2018 Reply
    • Thanks!

      Janne Kleivset
      Dec 24, 2018 Reply
  4. I love the look of this!

    Angela
    Dec 22, 2018 Reply
    • Thank you, happy to hear you like it 🙂

      Janne Kleivset
      Dec 24, 2018 Reply
  5. I’m not a big fan of cowls (live in a place that its not useful after all), but yours looks nice.

    Kathy H
    Dec 23, 2018 Reply
    • Thank you! I understand, it’s not always the right weather for cowls!

      Janne Kleivset
      Dec 24, 2018 Reply
  6. This will keep me warm during our next winter

    Sonya Olsen
    Dec 23, 2018 Reply
    • Yes, it definitely will 🙂

      Janne Kleivset
      Dec 24, 2018 Reply
  7. Thank you

    Linda
    Dec 24, 2018 Reply
  8. Yes, all winners have been notified.

    Janne Kleivset
    Jan 1, 2019 Reply

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