Meet the Ridge Cowl
This quick and easy crochet pattern creates a stunning cowl that is simple, modern, and luxurious. The crochet ribbing method used in this pattern, also called the camel stitch, is a favorite among crocheters to create at knit-like ribbed texture. Enjoy the pattern and don’t forget to grab the free PDF to follow along!
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- The Ridge Cowl pattern and photographs are property of Woods and Wool and are for personal, non-commercial use only. You may not alter, share, or sell this pattern in any way. However, you are more than welcome to sell the finished product. Please credit Woods and Wool by including a link to the pattern listing if you are selling the finished piece online.
- This pattern is worked in the round using the spiral method, meaning that you will not join yarn or turn after each round.
- Size 15mm Crochet Hook – My favorite is the We Are Knitters 15mm Crochet Hook!
- 1 Skein (87 yards) of Crazy Sexy Wool, by Wool and the Gang or
- 1 Skein (87 yards) of Heal the Wool, by Wool and the Gang (I love that this yarn is 100% recycled wool!) or
- 1 Skein (87 yards) of The Wool, by We Are Knitters
4” / 10 cm = 5 rows + 5 sts in half double crochet
- Ch – Chain
- Hdc – Half double crochet
- Sl st – Slip stitch
- St(s) – Stitch(es)
Half Double Crochet Ribbing / Camel Stitch = Hdc into third loop
The hdc ribbing, commonly referred to as the Camel Stitch, is created by working hdc stitches into the third loop of the previous row. After the first round, all hdc stitches are worked into the third loop of the stitch in the previous row. For more tips on working into the third loop, check out the photos in the printable pattern or follow along on YouTube.
- This pattern is worked in the round using the spiral method.
- Do not join or turn after each round as the rounds are worked continuously.
- After the first round, all hdc stitches are worked into the third loop.
Chain: Ch 31. Join with sl st to the first ch.
Round 1: Hdc in first ch and in each ch around. – (31 sts)
Round 2: Hdc into the third loop of the next st and in each st around. – (31 sts)
(Be sure to insert your hook into the third loop of the stitch in the previous row.)
Rounds 3-9: Repeat row 2. – (31 sts)
(Optional): Sl st in next 3 stitches to even out top edge.
Cut yarn and weave in ends.
Time to Show Off Your Work!
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