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I have been knitting for a long time (since I was about 7!) and crocheting even longer -- lots of crafting, generally, as long as I can remember. For the past 15 years or so, my focus has been on ...

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Apocalypse cowl

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Apocalypse cowl
Apocalypse cowl
Apocalypse cowl
Apocalypse cowl
Apocalypse cowl

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Increasing

Pattern Description:

In recent years, I've decided to just admit that I'm a bit of a sci-fi / fantasy geek. I love to watch or read plot lines about good vs. evil, humans vs. supes (that's slang for supernatural beings to us nerdy types), demons vs. angels... you get the idea.
I knit this cowl while watching the final episodes in a "save the world from the apocalypse" season of one of my favorite TV shows. I couldn't help but think that the oh-so-cute boys tasked with saving the world would have benefitted from something to keep them warm during those long and lonely nights fighting evil.


24 sts = 4" in stocking stitch. 25 sts = 4" in Diagonal Rib Pattern.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Approximately 22'' x 5" after blocking


  • US 3 needles, 24" or 32" circulars - or size YOU need to get gauge.

You Will Also Need:

  • Darning needle
  • 1 1.5" button

Suggested yarn:

120 yards of DK weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Malabrigo Silky Merino