Cascade Ear Warmer and Cowl

Are you staying warm this winter? Perhaps it’s not cold in your neck of the woods but have I got a cozy pattern for you to whip up and keep warm when it is oh so cold outside!

The Cascade Ear Warmer and Cowl is a cozy addition to your handmade wardrobe and features the front post treble stitch worked in the row below, creating a cascade effect with the raised ribbing, reminiscent of snow capped Cascade mountain in Utah.

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You will find the free instructions below for the Adult Medium Cascade Ear Warmer and the Adult Small Cascade Cowl!

The Cascade pattern pdf includes the ear warmer in sizes Toddler-Adult Large (19″-24″) and the cowl in sizes Small Child-Adult Large (25″-30″). You can purchase the pdf in my Ravelry store!

Materials
Approximately 150 yards bulky (5) yarn
8 mm hook
Scissors
Needle

Abbreviations
Stitches St(s)
Chain (ch)
Single Crochet (sc)
Foundation single crochet (fsc)
Slip Stitch (sl st)
Double Crochet (dc)
Front post treble crochet below (fptr-bel)
Yarn over (yo)

Pattern Notes
Advanced beginner
Written in US crochet terms
Finished Size: Adult Medium Ear Warmer – 21″ prior to seaming
Adult Small Cowl – 14″ flat lay
Gauge: 5 sts and 5 rows = 2”

Before you start
Worked in rows and seamed together
Ch 1 does not count as a stitch
Ch 2 does not count as a stitch
 
Special stitches
Fptr-bel: yo twice, insert hook 2 rows below from front to back to front around the next st, yo, pull up a loop, (yo, pull through 2 loops) three times.

Cascade Ear Warmer

Ch 53 or Fsc 52 and skip row 1.

Row 1: Ch 1, sc in each chain across, turn. (52)

Row 2: Ch 2, dc in each st across, turn. (52)

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn. (52)

Row 4: Ch 2, fptr-bel 1st st, *dc next st, fptr-bel next st; repeat from * across, dc last st, turn. (26 fptr-bel, 26 dc)

Row 5: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn. (52)

Row 6: Ch 2, dc in 1st st, *fptr-bel next st, dc next st; repeat from * across, fptr-bel last st, turn. (26 dc, 26 fptr-bel)

Rows 7-9: Repeat rows 3-5 once.

Fasten off.

Sewing the twist

1) With wrong side or back side facing towards you, grab each short end and fold them to create a C shape.

2) Line up the ends of one C with the inside center of the other C for both ends. Make sure you keep your tail on the outside of your sandwiched layers.

3) With your long tail, sew back and forth through all four sandwiched layers to seam closed.

4) Weave in your tail.

5) Turn your ear warmer right side out.

Weave in ends.

Cascade Cowl

Ch 71 or Fsc 70 and skip row 1.

Row 1: Ch 1, sc in each chain across, turn. (70)

Row 2: Ch 2, dc in each st across, turn. (70)

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn. (70)

Row 4: Ch 2, fptr-bel 1st st, *dc next st, fptr-bel next st; repeat from * across, dc last st, turn. (35 fptr-bel, 35 dc)

Row 5: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn. (70)

Row 6: Ch 2, dc in 1st st, *fptr-bel next st, dc next st; repeat from * across, fptr-bel last st, turn. (35 dc, 35 fptr-bel)

Row 7-10: Repeat rows 3-6 once.

Rows 11-13: Repeat rows 3-5 once.

Fasten off leaving a long tail for seaming.

With wrong side facing, join short ends and seam using whip stitch or mattress stitch, sewing through chain stitches and stitches behind fptr-bel stitches.

Weave in ends.

Congratulations, your Cascade Ear Warmer and Cowl is complete!

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Until next time, Happy Yarning!

ETHY

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