Thursday, October 13, 2022

2022 Fall CAL Week 2: Warm Vanilla Toffee Cowl


Welcome to the 2022 Fiber Flux Fall Crochet Along...hooray! Today marks week two of the CAL and we'll be working on crocheting the gorgeous stitch pattern of the Warm Vanilla Toffee Cowl!


We will be going over a few things today to begin:

  • Crocheting the basketweave stitch pattern
  • Adjusting your cowl using multiples
  • Schedule of the CAL
  • Where to connect with other makers


Be sure to scroll down for the schedule with actual dates and what we'll be doing on each week.

*This is a self-paced project, so definitely go at the speed you feel most comfortable. The instructional videos and posts will be up forever and you will always be able to go back and watch again and again!


Here is a quick video introduction to the CAL and more information about supplies too:

Missed the first week?  Get the info on the project and here:


Check out this week's video to learn more about the crocheting the cowl:


Here's our CAL schedule below for easy reference:
  • Friday, October 7: Introduction & Supplies
  • Thursday, October 13: The Basketweave Stitch Pattern
  • Thursday, October 20: Seaming & Finishing
  • Thursday October 27: CAL Project Recap!


A quick review on sizing:

The sizing as pictured is:

  • Unseamed rectangle: 14 inches wide and 36 inches long
  • Seamed Cowl: 21 inches across the front at its widest points and 14 inches from the bottom front point up the front side

Below you'll see multiples to make your cowl wider, you can also make the rectangle longer by working more row of the pattern too.



Instructions for the cowl rectangle (we'll seam it next week):

Ch 58 (multiple of 6+4)

Row 1: In the 4th chain from the hook, work a dc.  Work a dc in each ch across.

Row 2: Ch 2 and turn.  Skip the first dc, then *work a fpdc in each of the next 3 sts.  Work a bpdc in each of the next three stitches. Repeat from * across to the end of the row.  In the top ch of the turning ch, work a dc.

Row 3: Repeat row 2.

Row 4: Ch 2 and turn.  Skip the first dc, then *work a bpdc in each of the next 3 sts.  Work a fpdc in each of the next three stitches. Repeat from * across to the end of the row.  In the top ch of the turning ch, work a dc.

Row 5: Repeat row 4.

Repeat rows 2-5 (be sure to end on row 5 for the most finished look) until piece measures approximately 36 inches long.


Last part...let's connect! You can connect at any of the social media platforms below, and don't forget to use the hashtag #fiberfluxcal


Also we have two special communities for our CAL makers! Each has a welcome area/thread, so please hop on and introduce yourself. You can get info, ask questions, help each other, see what everyone is doing, and show off your work too!



Also, don't forget to tag me and use the hashtag, #fiberfluxcal to share your work on social media!

I can't wait to see all of your gorgeous projects...please share those pictures and above enjoy, take some time to relax with your hook, and have fun! That's all for today lovelies, see you next week for part three!!






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