Skill Level: Intermediate
Protect you and your little ones from the cold with this tough cowl.
It's made to stand up and cover your face from the winter chill, or push it down for a nice neck warmer.
Using Fair Isle crochet you can make two sizes of this skull motif cowl.
Fair Isle is a technique where two colors are used in any particular row to create pictures or designs in your project. Don't know how to do Fair Isle? Don't worry, there is an extensive photo tutorial section (13 pages!!!) that will not only teach you how to create Fair Isle but also covers all of this:
Color Changing throughout the beanie including at the round join.
Catching the yarn to create short floats.
How to keep your yarn untangled.
Photo tutorial of stitches used on beanie brim.
How to keep your seam straight on your beanie.
How to make a magic adjustable loop.
There are also video tutorials on Fair Isle on Deja's website at: http://www.crocheteverafter.com/how
Adult Cowl: 22.5" circumference x 9" high
Child Cowl: 20" circumference x 8" high
Size I (5.5mm): crochet hook (child size)
Size J/10 (6mm): crochet hook (Adult size)