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Faern 4ply Cowl crochet patterns



The wool used in these patterns is from Kate at Northern Yarn. She carefully gathers fleeces from her local areas of Lancashire and Cumbria, and transforms the fibre into lovely yarn.

To make the most of Kate's local wool, Faern Cowl is written for three sizes. So, whether you like a tight-fitting cowl, a long loop cowl you can double over, or something in between, I've got you covered.

As for the name? Faern is the Dwarven word for 'home'. It is perfect for this snuggly crocheted cowl, which was heavily inspired by the angles of Dwarf concept artwork and runes, as well as Kate's passion for turning home-grown fleeces into yarn.

The cowl is worked in a spiral after the starting chain is joined. 

The pattern and charts are set up for right-handed users. I place my yarn over the hook (not under) as I create stitches throughout this pattern.


Yarn: Methera by Northern Yarn, 100g/350m/383yds, a blend of Zwartbles, Cheviot, Shetland and Bluefaced Leicester in shade 'Teal'.

Hook: 3mm (US C/2 or D/3) hook

Terminology: UK terminology.

Gauge/tension: Using a 3mm (US C/2 or D/3) hook, unblocked straight FP pattern of 28 sts and 20 rounds over 10cm/ 4". Blocked straight FP pattern of 23 sts and 21.5 rounds over 10cm/ 4".

Stitches used

ch - chain  

dc - double crochet (US single crochet)   

FP - front post

FPhtr - front post half treble (US front post half double crochet) 

htr - half treble (US half double crochet)  

sk - skip 

ss - slip stitch

starting htr - starting half treble (US starting half double crochet) 

Yarn substitutions: Any heavy 4ply weight yarn that gets tension/gauge and offers good fabric structure and stitch definition.

Pattern format: Faern 4ply Cowls pattern is a four-page, A4 document with large, clear text.

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Pattern Pricing

I now operate a ‘pay what you can’ scale for my electronic/downloadable single patterns.  I usually charge £5 for these patterns and to encourage access for all crafters, these are now available on a scale of £3 - £7 and you chose what you can afford within that scale. 

Please note that this doesn’t apply to my hard copy patterns, which remain priced at £5 and come with an automatic digital download.


Product materials, sourcing and PoM Rating

This product was originated by me at Fay Dashper-Hughes Designs.  This pattern is printed on paper that is manufactured using wind power,100% recycled post-consumer fibre and carbon neutral and printed by me.

Postage and Packaging

You can read all about P&P here.

The P&P costs applied are very transparent.  No additional costs are added on, you simply pay for the cost of packaging and the cost of postage.  I don't offer free P&P because what that usually means is that the cost of P&P has been added to the cost of goods.  I think it is better to assume that my customers aren't daft and would rather have transparent P&P costs than the pretence of 'Free P&P' with inflated prices on the items that they are buying.  


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