Crochet with Kath: Posh Diamond Lattice Cowl
Learn how to crochet this gorgeous textural stitch with Kath Webber’s step-by-step tutorial, and use it to make her bright spring cowl!
Spring days call for bright colours in super-soft yarns, and this textural stitch shows off the beautiful sheen of Fyberspates Scrumptious 4ply weight silk/merino yarn. The stitch uses front post double trebles, worked over a few stitches to create this diamond lattice stitch.
You will need:
- 1 x 100g skein of Fyberspates Scrumptious 4ply (55% Merino/45% silk, 365m) in Magenta
- 3.5mm hook
FPdtr2tog= YOH twice, insert hook behind the post of treble from right to left, YOH, bring back through around stitch (4 lps on hook), YOH, bring through the first 2 lps on hook (3 lps remaining), YOH, bring through 2 loops on hook (2 lps on hook), YOH twice, insert hook behind next st from right to left, YOH, bring back around st (5 loops on hook), YOH, bring through 2 loops (4 lps on hook), YOH, bring through next 2 loops on hook (3 lps remaining), YRH, bring through rem 3 lps.
Note:- You’ll be working 2 open FPdtr stitches 3 sts apart- FPdtr2tog with 3 sts between the 3 sts.
Step 1. Make multiples of 4ch for the foundation chain plus 1 for the turning chain; Make 29ch to begin.
Step 2. Starting in 2nd ch from hook, make 1dc into each ch to end, turn. [28 sts]
Step 3. 3ch (counts as 1tr), miss 1, 1tr into each rem. dc to end, turn. [28 sts]
Step 4. 1ch (does not count as st), miss stitch at base of chain, miss next tr, then make FPdtr in to next st.
Step 5. Make 1dc into next 3 tr, with the 2nd dc worked into the same stitch as the first FPdtr.
Step 6. Make 1 open FPdtr into post of previous FPdtr, miss 3 tr posts, then finish making FPdtr2tog into next tr post to close the st.
Step 7. Make 1dc in each of the next 3 tr, working the second dc in the same stitch as the closing FPdtr.
Step 8. Repeat steps 6 and 7 across the row. Turn.
Step 9. For row 4, make 3ch (counts as 1tr), 1tr into each st across (working 1tr into FPdtr2tog), turn. [28 sts]
Step 10. For row 5, make 1ch (does not count as dc), 1dc into each of first 2 tr, (open FPdtr into post of previous FPdtr, miss 3 sts, continue making FPdtr2tog into post of previous FPdtr2tog, 1dc into next 3 tr) 5 times, FPdtr into post of prev. FPdtr2tog, 1dc in 3rd of 3-ch. Turn.
Step 11. For row 6, make 3ch (counts as 1tr), 1tr into each st across. Turn. [28 sts]
Step 12. Row 7 begins with 1ch, FPdtr around post of post st to the left 2 rows below, *1dc in each of next 3 sts, FPdtr2tog over between previous FPdtr, miss 3 posts, close FPdtr2tog in next post. Rpt from * across. Turn. For row 8, make 3ch, 1tr in each st across. Turn.
Repeat rows 5 to 8 for pattern.
Posh Cowl Recipe
- Using Fyberspates yarn and 3.5mm hook, make 112ch to begin, then join with a ss to form a loop.
- Make 1ch, 1dc in each ch around. Join with ss to first dc. Turn.
- Make 3ch, 1tr in each dc around. Join with ss. Turn.
- Work in first pattern row. Join with ss to first dc. Turn.
- Work rows 5 to 8 6 times.
- Repeat row 2. Fasten off and weave in ends.
We’d love to see your beautiful Posh Diamond Lattice Stitch cowls! Show us in the Community!