Welcome! I’m so happy you decided to participate in our Scarf of the Month Club this year! I have included how you can share your projects online, so we can find them too, at the end of this post! I’ve also linked to a tutorial I created to show you had to add your own project pages to Ravelry! We love it when you make project pages on Ravelry, so if you have time, please do!
Here are you March Scarf of the Month Club Scarves!
Create your Project Page on Ravelry for the All The Colors Cowl HERE
All The Colors Cowl
You need 1 ball of Caron Cakes Yarn for this project! If you don’t have any…Amy and I have a #NatCroMo Giveaway taking place right now (until March 31, 2017) you can enter – 2 winners will each receive Caron Cakes Yarn! Enter HERE!
This cowl is quite simple to make – it does take a little bit of time because the entire pattern is crocheted using a bobble stitch (also called a puff stitch) and single crochet. The fabric is soft and squishy and full of texture. You can wear it folded in half (as photographed) or as a single layer. I love how the levels of color are shown more dramatically when you fold it in half but if you are using a solid yarn it will look squishy and soft worn as a single layer.
Have fun with this project – the stitch is addictive and I am sure you will be looking for other projects to crochet using it!
- Yarn: Caron Cakes; 80% Acrylic/20% Wool; (7.1 oz / 200 g; 383 yds / 350 m); Medium Weight . Color: Rainbow Sprinkles
- Hook: 6 mm (J) Furls Desert Ironwood
- Scissors, Yarn Needle, Stitch Marker (optional)
52 inches wide and 12 inches tall before assembly
14.5 inches wide (when on a flat surface) assembled and 12 inches tall; without being stretched
If you want it folded like I showed in the photos below the finished height folded is approximately 6 inches.
1.4 bobbles per inch
3 rows per inch
7 bobbles worked in the pattern (bobble, sc) in 5 inches
12 rows worked in pattern (bobble row then sc row) 4 inches
You can substitute the yarn and hook of your choice for this design. Remember if you use a heavier weight yarn with a larger hook and then follow the written instructions; you will need more yarn than I used and the scarf will also be heavier and larger when it is finished.
US Terminology used
beg-bo – beginning bobble
bo – bobble
ch – chain
R – row/round
rem – remaining
rep – repeat
sc – single crochet
sk – skip
sl st – slip stitch
st/sts – stitch/stitches
* – Repeat the instructions between the asterisks the number of times indicated. This repeat will contain of multiple instructions.
() – Repeat the instructions between the parentheses the number of times indicated.
 – at the end of the row – the total number of stitches
Note…do not be afraid of the bobble 🙂 it is basically a dc4tog all in one stitch…I will write it out for you below but if you have ever decreased double crochet stitches this is going to be a super easy project for you!
Beginning Bobble; abbreviated: beg-bo
Ch 3, *yarn over your hook, insert your hook into the first st of the row (this is the same one the ch 3 is in), yarn over and pull up 1 loop. Yarn over and pull through 2 of the loops on your hook.** Rep from * to ** 4 times. You will have 5 loops on your hook. Yarn over and pull through all 5 loops. (do not chain 1)
Please ignore the row which this is being worked into – I wanted to have a visual for you for the stitch so I worked it in my final row and then removed it.
Bobble; abbreviated: bo
*Yarn over your hook, insert your hook into the specified st, yarn over and pull up 1 loop. Yarn over and pull through 2 of the loops on your hook.** Rep from * to ** 4 times. You will have 5 loops on your hook. Yarn over and pull through all 5 loops. (do not chain 1)
Each bobble we complete will be followed by 1 sc in the next stitch. This is written in the pattern instructions below. I wanted to show you we are not doing a chain 1 to close the bobble stitch – instead we immediately work 1 sc in the next st – which ‘closes’ the bobble.
Helpful Video Tutorials
- This project is worked flat until R35. From R35 to R36 you work in rounds. The side edges of the project are seamed together.
- Chain a multiple of 2+1
Pattern InstructionsScarf of the Month Club 2017 - March - All The Colors Cowl Free PatternClick To Tweet
R1: Ch 75, beg in 2nd ch from hook and work 1 sc in the back bump of each ch across, turn. 
R2: 1 beg-bo in the first st, 1 sc in the next st, *1 bo in the next st, 1 sc in the next st**. Rep from * to ** across. Ch 1, turn. [1 beg-bo, 37 sc, 36 bo]
R3: 1 sc in each st across. [74 sc]
R4-R33: Rep R2 and R3
R34: Rep R2, ch 1, but do NOT turn your work. Instead, bring the side edges of the cowl together and continue to R35. You will be working in rounds.
R35: 1 sc in each st around. [74 sc]
R36: Sk the ch 1 and beg in the first sc of R35. Work (1 sl st, ch 1) in each sc around. Finish off with a sl st in the initial sl st of the round making sure to leave a long tail to seam your cowl edges together.
I used an invisible seaming technique to join my side edges together. You can see how this is done in this tutorial:
If you are using a solid color of yarn or variegated yarn you can simply whip stitch your edges together instead 🙂 Need help? View this tutorial:
You can see some other joining techniques in this tutorial:
Where To Share Your #SCARFOFTHEMONTHCLUB2017 Progress Online
- Ravelry – Create your project pages HERE
- Instagram and tag us! @thestitchinmommy and/or @oombawkadesign
- Facebook Crochet With Us CAL Group (ask questions and share here!)
- Share using #SCARFOFTHEMONTHCLUB2017 (so we can search online for it!)
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