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Asha cowl – Free pattern!

When Jess from Make And Do Crew posted about her call for guest blog posts, I was super excited because I had an idea that I really wanted to work on and this was the perfect opportunity to do that!

I was fairly new to Tunisian crochet and I had tried different stitches and color change techniques along the way but I had always wanted to try building fabric with color-work without having to switch colors. The dual color design in my cowl is achieved by using different stitches instead of switching yarn for color changes 🙂 


This cowl is made in a round with the forward pass made with one color and the reverse pass with another. There is no switching of colors at any time to make the design, yay!! 🙂 You just need to use two different stitches. This is a very easy pattern if you know how to work in a round and works up really quickly too! I think it will look great in so many different combinations of colors. This is also a reversible pattern – the front and back look slightly different but the cowl can be worn both ways!

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A free version of this pattern is available on the Make and Do Crew blog. I would love to see your projects on Instagram! Tag your posts with:
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The yarn

I was looking for yarn that I could build some texture with and would have a wide range of colors to choose from. The Lion Brand Heartland yarn was perfect because of the way the stitches hold up and I had such a beautiful set of colors to choose from!

If you are an ambitious beginner, this cowl is great for you. It is made up of only two stitches – Tunisian Knit Stitch and Tunisian Reverse Stitch. You will need to know how to work in a round and once you have that figured out, this cowl is very easy to make! I have tutorials with left and right handed videos available for everything you need to know before you make this cowl.

Thank you again to Jess for giving me the opportunity to share one of my patterns on her blog! She is among my favorite designers and has a bunch of lovely patterns 🙂 Be sure to check them out!!

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Wednesday 18th of January 2023

Asha cowl is very beautiful, thank yo very much! I'm afraid a little from the crochet of it - but will try! Have a nice week, Best wishes Marianne


Thursday 19th of January 2023

Thank you! :) I am glad you like it! I recommend practicing working in a round. Once you have that figured out, this cowl will be easy to make. I hope you will enjoy making it!