1 hank Aran weight yarn (approx. 142 yds; shown here in Manos del Uruguay Serpentina, Malala colorway, #P1666)
US J-10 / 6.00 mm crochet hook
scissors and yarn needle
Finished cowl measures approximately 10 in. tall and 23 in. circumference.Note: If you prefer you can instead start this project by working a 52 foundation half double crochet stitches, join to form a ring, then continue with Round 3 of the pattern.
Chain 52 and slip stitch into the furthest chain from the hook to form a ring, taking care not to twist the chain stitches.
Round 1: Ch 2 (counts as hdc here and throughout), work 1 hdc in each ch around, join — 52 sts.
Rounds 2 through 18: Ch 2, work 1 hdc in each st around, join — 52 sts.