recycled silk yarn & free pattern!


I’m a lucky lady and received three balls of recycled silk yarn from my husband for Hanukkah.  I haven’t decided how, what, to make, but I HAD to make SOMETHING. So I just made a simple, skinny infinity cowl. Doubles and singles alternating.

Sparkle & Doom Designs

 The yarn is quite stiff to work with at first. Almost like crocheting with wire.  But after wearing the cowl for a bit the fabric loosened up and the drape became very nice and supple.

Sparkle & Doom DesignsIt’s like wearing fabric jewels around your neck. So beautiful and multicoloured. ❤

Artfully Simple Skinny Infinity Cowl

Supplies: art yarn {recycled silk, thick-thin, etc}, hook size you are comfortable with the yarn {I used a 5.00mm/H}, tapestry needle

chain 12

  1. single crochet in second chain from hook and across, chain 1, turn (11)
  2. sc across, ch 4, turn (11)
  3. double crochet in third stitch, (ch 1, skip stitch, dc) to end, ch 4, turn (6 dc, 5 ch)
  4. repeat Row 3 (6 dc, 5 ch)
  5. double crochet in third stitch, (ch 1, skip stitch, dc) to end, ch 1, turn (6 dc, 5 ch)
  6. sc across, ch 1, turn (11)
  7. repeat Row 6 (11)
  8. – repeat Rows 2-7 12 more times or until approximately 132cm/52 inches long
  9. sc across, ch 1 (11), slip stitch to first row with one twist in the length to make it infinite, break yarn and weave in ends

Please Enjoy! Please do not reprint or repost this pattern, but please do link to this page to share!  You may make items for sale with this pattern. 🙂

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