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ChickenBetty's Random Plaids is a cool & contemporary cowl with a plaid pattern. The pattern illustrates an easy way to knit plaid while not having to worry about intarsia and lots of little bobbins of yarn. By adding the vertical element in the purl ravines of ribbing, your crochet slip stitches lay even with the surface of the knit stitches, keeping the illusion of a single knitted piece.
This pattern is available as a PDF download.
Finished Size: 28” around x 7” deep
Gauge: 5 sts/8 rows = 1” in stockinette
Blue Sky Alpacas Sport
MC - 2 skeins color medium grey
CC - 1 skein color capri
24” Circular needle US size 6/4.00mm
Crochet Hook H/8/5.00mm
Eight ½ inch buttons
Finished Size: 32” around x 10.5” deep
Gauge: 4.5 sts/6 rows = 1” in stockinette
MC1 - Valley Yarns Northampton 1 skein, light grey
MC2 - Cascade 220 1 skein, #8401 - Silver Grey
CC - Cascade Eco + 1 skein, #6893 (discontinued)
24” Circular needle US size 9/5.5mm
Crochet Hook K/6.5mm
Materials needed: Three 1 ¾ inch buttons
New to surface crochet? Need a refresher on this technique? We have some great tips about surface crochet on our blog!