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Comfy Mochi Cowl - free crochet pattern by Jessie At Home

Comfy Mochi Cowl
Crochet Pattern
Easy Skill Level
Designed by Jessie Rayot

This simple cowl is worked in rows and features large diagonal blocks of solid sections and mesh sections. It’s nice and long so it can be wrapped around several times and in many ways. The wonderful color changes of the Crystal Palace Mini Mochi creates a colorful cowl without having tons of ends to weave in, plus, it’s so very soft, you’ll never want to take it off!!

Ravelry Link
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Size:
76″ around
9″ tall

Yarn:
Crystal Palace Yarns Mini Mochi
80% Merino Wool / 20% Nylon, 195 yds/180 m/ 50 gr: 3 balls of color 336 Festival

Hook/Needles:
US 6/G/4.00 mm

Gauge:
17 sts x 11 rows in double crochet makes a 4″ square.

Other supplies:
Yarn Needle

Stitches and Skills used:
ch ~ chain
dc ~ double crochet
dc3tog ~ double crochet 3 together
sp(s) ~ space(s)
st(s) ~ stitch(es)

Getting Started:
To join each new skein of yarn, a wet felted join is recommended. The traditional method of leaving two long ends and weaving them in will also work well with this yarn. Do not use a magic knot, this yarn will not hold it well.

Pattern:
Row 1: Ch 63 (last 3 chs count as dc), 2 dc in 4th ch from hook, dc in each of next 56 ch, dc3tog over last 3 ch. – {60 sts}
Row 2: Ch 2 (does not count as a st), dc3tog over first 3 sts, dc in each of next 56 sts, 3 dc in last st. – {60 sts}
Row 3: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), 2 dc in same st, dc in each of next 56 sts, dc3tog over last 3 sts.
Rows 4-19: Repeat rows 2 & 3 eight more times.
Row 20: Ch 2 (does not count as a st), dc3tog over first 3 sts, [ch 1, skip 1, dc in next st] 28 times, ch 1, 2 dc in last st.
Row 21: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), 2 dc in same st, [ch 1, dc in next ch-1 sp] 28 times, dc3tog over last 3 sts.
Row 22: Ch 2 (does not count as a st), dc3tog over first 3 sts, [ch 1, dc in next ch-1 sp] 27 times, ch 1, skip 1, dc in next st, ch 1, 2 dc in last st.
Rows 23-38: Repeat rows 21 & 22 eight more times.
Row 39: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), 2 dc in same st, dc in each of next 56 ch, dc3tog over last 3 sts.
Row 40: Ch 2 (does not count as a st), dc3tog over first 3 sts, dc in each of next 56 sts, 3 dc in last st.
Row 41: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), 2 dc in same st, dc in each of next 56 sts, dc3tog over last 3 sts.
Rows 42-57: Repeat rows 40 & 41 eight more times.

Repeat rows 20 – 57 once more, then repeat rows 20 – 38 one more time.

Fasten off and weave in ends.

Block piece flat.

Fold cowl into a tube, and sew the starting chain and the top of the final row together with left over yarn.

Wear or give and enjoy!

Craftsy Link
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28 Comments

28 Comments on Comfy Mochi Cowl

  1. Becky
    December 24, 2015 at 3:43 pm (1 year ago)

    This is beautiful. Thanks for sharing!

    Reply
    • Jessie
      December 25, 2015 at 7:52 am (1 year ago)

      Thank you!

      Reply
  2. Chrissie
    December 30, 2015 at 3:36 pm (1 year ago)

    I am curious! I am getting ready to order my yarn. Did you use up all 3 skeins? I am going to make matching boot cuffs

    Reply
    • Jessie
      December 30, 2015 at 7:00 pm (1 year ago)

      Yes, I used up all 3, you’ll need more for your boot cuffs.

      Reply
  3. Cathy
    January 10, 2016 at 10:36 pm (1 year ago)

    Love this scarf! I’m having trouble coming up with 60 stitches. I had to add an additional chain to start to get the 60 stitches. After the first 2 rows my edges aren’t straight. Is that correct? Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks!

    Reply
    • Jessie
      January 11, 2016 at 11:16 am (1 year ago)

      The cowl is worked at an angle so when you join it at the end, it will have diagonal sections.

      Reply
    • Gemma
      February 15, 2016 at 1:26 pm (1 year ago)

      I’m also having problems making 60 stitches … Did the pattern work adding an extra chain??

      Reply
  4. Vashti Braha
    January 28, 2016 at 5:25 pm (1 year ago)

    This is a great design, Jessie! And the yarn shows it off so well.

    Reply
    • Jessie
      January 28, 2016 at 9:58 pm (1 year ago)

      Thank you, Vashti! That means so much coming from you. <3

      Reply
  5. Hazel Barnhill
    January 29, 2016 at 8:23 am (1 year ago)

    Can this also be pulled down over your shoulders and used as a shawl.

    Reply
    • Jessie
      January 29, 2016 at 10:43 am (1 year ago)

      Sure, I don’t see why not.

      Reply
  6. Cathy
    February 7, 2016 at 6:17 pm (1 year ago)

    Do you have any pictures you can show about joining the last row to the starting chain? I’m finished with the scarf but something doesn’t look right. The edges don’t line up properly. I counted every row so I know I didn’t drop or add any stitches. It’s so beautiful I don’t want to scrap this whole project. Any advice would be appreciated! Thanks!

    Reply
    • Jessie
      February 7, 2016 at 11:02 pm (1 year ago)

      There are the same number of sts on the first and last row. So you should be able to fold the cowl into a circle and join the diagonal edges together with a whip st.

      Reply
    • Gemma
      February 21, 2016 at 3:17 pm (1 year ago)

      I can see that I’m going to have the same issues joining the scarf together?? I think it’s because it is worked at an angle … How do you join it so that the sides align correctly?? The only way I can think is to twist in the middle but is there a better way???

      Reply
      • Jessie
        February 21, 2016 at 4:59 pm (1 year ago)

        You do not add a twist, you just join the first and last rows together. Lay it flat, fold one end over, then the other end so that the first and last rows line up. You will see that they fit together perfectly to make a tube. If you twist it, it will not work.

        Reply
  7. Darlene
    February 23, 2016 at 9:07 am (1 year ago)

    Can I use a little thicker yarn. I have arthritis in my hands and the sock yarn is to hard for me to handle

    Reply
    • Jessie
      February 23, 2016 at 9:58 am (1 year ago)

      You sure can! Your cowl will be bigger, but that will just make it more cozy. There is even a worsted weight version of the yarn I used – Mochi Plus – you can find it here.

      Reply
  8. Sheryl
    March 1, 2016 at 7:51 pm (1 year ago)

    I love this pattern. I am at the end and it is only about 6 feet, not 9. I have 104 rows total. Is that correct or have I misread the pattern?

    Reply
    • Jessie
      March 1, 2016 at 7:57 pm (1 year ago)

      There should be 3 sets of solid sections and 3 sets of lace sections. One set of each takes most of 1 Mini Mochi ball. If you don’t have 3 sets, you didn’t do enough

      Reply
  9. Sharon Wong
    August 27, 2016 at 1:38 am (7 months ago)

    Hi Jessie, I’ve tried multiple times, following your pattern exactly, and am unable to maintain 60 stitches per row!
    Any assistance would be greatly appreciated as I’d love to make this cowl!

    Reply
    • Jessie
      August 27, 2016 at 9:53 am (7 months ago)

      I don’t know what to tell you. I know I counted nearly every row as I went because it’s easy to make a mistake.

      Reply
  10. Kris
    November 7, 2016 at 8:59 pm (5 months ago)

    Can you use a different yarn I’m allergic to wool

    Reply
    • Jessie
      November 8, 2016 at 8:26 am (5 months ago)

      Sure

      Reply
  11. Mirjam
    December 9, 2016 at 3:45 pm (3 months ago)

    Hello, I would like to ask a question about a cowl: comfy mochi cowl.

    What does it mean at the end;

    Repeat rows 20 – 57 once more, then repeat rows 20 – 38 one more time.

    Does this mean I have to repeat all these rows one more time?

    I am from the Netherlands, and I truly don’t understand these lines!
    The rest of the pattern is easy to follow. And it is a beautiful cowl!

    Reply
    • Jessie
      December 9, 2016 at 4:57 pm (3 months ago)

      You repeat rows 20-57, after that you repeat rows 20-38 again

      Reply
  12. Gloria Leblanc
    December 29, 2016 at 2:57 pm (3 months ago)

    Hello Jessie, thank you for sharing the pattern, it’s lovely, however, I’m having an issue with row 22, it says 27 times and I have too many stiches left to get to the end with 2 dc in the same stitch. Can you help me to clear this up. Thank you in advance,

    Reply
    • Jessie
      December 29, 2016 at 4:34 pm (3 months ago)

      Check to be sure the previous row is correct. It should work as it is worked over 60 sts, and creates 60 sts, just like all the rows.

      Reply
  13. Alicia
    January 4, 2017 at 11:42 pm (3 months ago)

    I thought it might help others to share my experience when working up this simple yet lovely pattern… I, too, struggled to get 60 stitches in the first couple rows. I redid them countless times but always came up short. I ended up chaining 63 to start, because it makes more sense…. the first three chains count as stitch 1, then 2 more in the next chain, plus the 56…. So that brings you to 59, plus the decrease stitch to make 60. Once you get these first rows sorted out the rest goes smoothly as long as you pay attention. It helps to remember that you are stitching on an angle so it will need to decrease on one end each time and increase at the other to make up the difference. I have yet to join mine, but I really love how it turned out! I used Malabrigo Finito yarn and it has a great feel to it.

    Reply

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