Pattern Types: Cowl


By Lynn Di CristinaAs described by the designer: ‘

Hampton Cowl

By Tanis GrayAs described by the designer: ‘Cowl is worked in the round from the bottom up using corrugated ribbing and stranded color work technique.’


By Lynn Di CristinaAs described by the designer: ‘

River Cowl

By Kate OatesAs described by the designer: ‘Scrumptiously winding around your neck, the River Cowl fights off the chill with double layers of cabled fabric. Its worked sideways in the round, all in one piece. Cable Pattern is both fully written & charted. Supplement the circumference or width easily by tacking on additional cable repeats.’


By Judy KaethlerAs described by the designer: ‘Lumis thick reversible double-sided cables are sure to keep you toasty this winter! Instructions are given for scarf and cowl versions, in both worsted and bulky weight yarn. You can customize the perfect accessory for you. Both charted and written instructions are provided.’

Dragonfly Cowl

By Stephannie Tallent As described the designer: ‘The ribbed hem, with contrast color edging, segues into the scale and dragonfly pattern. Simple ribbing, again with a contrast color edge, tops off the cowl. Three versions are offered: Short, Tall/Narrow (shown), and Tall/Wide. Short and Tall cowl repeats are fully charted. Magenta guidelines are placed to …

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By Janet Brani As described by the designer: ‘This cowl is crocheted in joined rounds, using two contrasting colorways of variegated hand-dyed yarn. The undesired “pooling” or patterning of variegated yarns (which occurs more often in crochet) is avoided by changing stitch patterns and alternating yarn colors. A slip-stitched I-cord is laced through the top …

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Jayda Cowl

By Cassie Castillo As described by the designer: ‘Jayda Cowl is worked in the round in a lace pattern of diamonds and Xs. Two sizes are provided in the pattern; circumference and length are easy to customize. The smaller version is a fun, quick knit that is perfect for using up leftover sock yarn. The …

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By Laura Aylor As described by the designer: ‘Cable crossings across 2 x 4 ribbing give this bulky cowl a lot of texture. The stitch pattern looks especially beautiful in hand-dyes. This cowl is easily resized or modified for a different gauge. One size. Skills needed Multi-step cables Sewn bind off’

Rhinecliff Cowl

By Laura Aylor As described by the designer: ‘After using cable-crossings on my Rhinecliff sweater to define the waist, I realized they would be great for giving a cowl a bit of shaping and structure. Its a quick and easy knit in bulky yarn. One size. Skills used Long-tail cast-on 5 over 5 cables Sewn …

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