A friend of mine recently made something in the same fashion and I was impressed by the simplicity of the construction and the two-tone appearance, so I set to crocheting this cowl for donation.
Imagine my surprise when I learned that the organization I was going to donate this cowl to unravels all crochet items and reuses the yarn for a very specific knit scarf pattern. I suppose I really would not matter, one way or the other, but it stuck in my craw that my work was unappreciated, so I kept it.
I can’t even tell you how long it took to make because I didn’t record anything; I can’t even be specific about the yarn I used because they were from my stash and did not have a yarn label.
Unknown Date: Label for the multicolor yarn found; post updated accordingly.
I can tell you how to make one on your own…
With Yarn A…
Fiber Content: Man-made Fiber, per burn test
Yarn Color: Pink+
Yarn Weight: Unknown
…I made a chain to my desired circumference and joined with a slip knot. Alternating with…
Yarn B: Hobby Lobby Baby Bee Dreamy Baby Chenille
Fiber Content: 90% Polyamide, 10% Acrylic
Yarn Color: Sweet Cheeks 109
Yarn Weight: 6, Super Bulky
…I worked single crochets in the back loop.
Dimensions: 33 (D) x 5 inches
This cowl is very soft and cushy. As pictured it is long enough that it can be double-wrapped for increased warmth.
Price: USD $50.00 2018-08-14: removed from inventory; donated to charity
The project name – It Takes Two, sung by Zac Efron, from Hairspray (Soundtrack to the Motion Picture) – correlates to the method of construction, requiring “two” different and complimentary yarns, to create the “two-tone” effect.
+ Suggested by Hooker Leo