Classic Cowl: ta-da!

Purl Soho’s Classic Cowl is a fun pattern to make, and it both looks and feels really neat!

Classic Cowl on Not Your Average Crochet

That’s it folded in half.  It measures 52″ in circumference instead of the expected 60″ (I swear I cast on the right number of stitches — my gauge must have just been tight or something), and I saved enough yarn to make a hat by making it 8″ tall instead of 12″ tall.

Classic Cowl on Not Your Average Crochet

The “fluffy brioche stitch” is really cool and looks even more so in real life!  And the Purl Soho Worsted Twist yarn (100% merino) in Otter Brown is really pretty, although it was hard to get the brown to look accurate without making the backgrounds yellow, so yellow backgrounds it is.

Classic Cowl on Not Your Average Crochet

This is #9 of my 25 projects goal for 2016, so I’d say I’m moving right along!

I’m planning some crochet soon, so check back for that, and thanks for stopping by today!


  1. Reblogged this on adornosmalulu.


  2. This is a gorgeous pattern! I think I will give it a go, I have some lovely lions brand wool spun yarn which I think would look lovely for this project. Thank you for sharing. X



  1. […] using sizes US 6 & 8 instead of 5 & 7 (which I did try first but was too small — my last PurlSoho project had a tighter gauge as well, perhaps I should just start going up a needle size with all their […]


  2. […] definitely make another one.  This one used the leftover yarn from my Classic Cowl, Purl Soho Worsted Twist in 3030 Otter Brown.  I really like this yarn, and wouldn’t mind […]


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