The Watercress Lace Button Cowl is gorgeous crochet light weight lacy neck wrap that celebrates springtime. It can be worn in many different ways, thanks to the easily adjustable buttons. Worked flat in an easy lace repeat, this project is great for beginners too!
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Watercress Lace Button Cowl
by Jennifer Dickerson
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- G (4.0 mm) crochet hook
- 200-225 yards of your favorite sock yarn (I used Dream In Color Smooshy in “Spring Tickle”)
- 1 Button (about 1 inch wide)
- Tapestry Needle
- 8 inches wide
- 23 inches long
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Button cowl is worked flat. Button is sewed on last and the lacy spaces serve as adjustable button holes.
Row 1: In the 6th ch from the hook, (dc, ch 1) three times, then 1 dc in the same ch. *skip 3 ch, (dc, ch 1) 3 times in the next ch, 1 dc in the same ch, repeat from * across to last 3 ch, skip 2 ch, 1 dc in last ch.
Row 2: Ch 3 and turn. Skip (dc, ch 1, dc), then *(dc, ch 1) three times in next ch space, skip (dc, ch 1, 2 dc, ch 1, dc) repeat from * to center of last group, skip (dc, ch 1, dc), dc in the turning ch space.
Repeat row 2 until piece measures approximately 23 inches long or desired length.
With a matching piece of yarn and a yarn needle, sew button to bottom left corner (starting edge) of piece. Weave in any ends that remain. Block lightly if desired.
© Jennifer Dickerson 2019