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“Alexis Moss stitch Convertible Cowl”

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : “Alexis Moss stitch Convertible Cowl”
“Alexis Moss stitch Convertible Cowl”
“Alexis Moss stitch Convertible Cowl”
“Alexis Moss stitch Convertible Cowl”
“Alexis Moss stitch Convertible Cowl”
“Alexis Moss stitch Convertible Cowl”

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit flat using circular needles, crochet
  • American Moss Stitch
  • knit in the round

Pattern Description:


Crochet and Knitting
Knitting flat on circular needles or in the round

Circular knitting needle with the longest length (preferable 47" or 60") US Size 8-9 (5.00 -6.00mm)
Crochet hook Size H-I (5.00-6.00mm)
Tapestry needle and scissors

K-knitP-purlHDC-half double crochetSC-single crochet

2 skeins Carons Simply Soft Yarn- "Off White" color
Contents:100% Acrylic
Simply Soft

Knitting Tension:
18sts- 24=4"(10 cm)

Hand Wash, Machine Dryable, Machine Washable

2 skeins Aunt Lydia's Metallic Crochet Thread (size 10) - "Natural & Gold" color

Content: 88% viscose from Bamboo/12% Metallic Thread
Putup: 100 yd/91.4 m

Care: machine wash gentle cycle, warm water, no bleach, rinse well, promptly remove, roll in towel, and Block


This cowl is with 2 strands of yarn at the same time, knit longways so you need to use a long circular needle. If you do not have a very long circular, you can knit the cowl in two pieces in half and then connect them or if you have a long enough cable you can either knit it flat and then connect the side or knit entire piece in the round.

Also to get a more draped/stretched fabric, use the larger size needles. If you knit tight/tension, your cowl will be more firm instead.
Pattern uses the American Moss Stitch.


Knitting Tension:
18sts- 24=4"(10 cm)
Crochet Tension:
13 sc- 14rows=4"(10 cm)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • unisex, one size


  • 2 skeins Carons Simply Soft, 2 skeins Metallic Crochet thread

You Will Also Need:

  • tapestry needle, scissors

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Carons Simply Soft, Aunt Lydia's

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