Avventura Cowl

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Avventura Cowl Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details









Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round
  • simple lace
  • decreasing stitches
  • cables

Pattern Description:

Let me take you on a trip around the world. All you need is a comfortable armchair to sit in, some time, knitting needles and a skein of wonderful Colour Adventures yarn.
We have already visited to Poland and Ireland but this time I(tm)m taking you to beautiful Italy. A country of delicious wine and fantastic food, a country of gorgeous and fearsome Vesuvius. So take your needles in your hands and get ready to set off on a wonderful one-skein journey!

Avventura is an Italian word for adventure.

The cowl features cables, vines and leaves.

The pattern contains written and charted instructions.


35 sts x 36 rows in 10 cm / 4 in pattern worked in the round with needle US #5 / 3.75 mm i.e. one pattern repeat is 18 cm / 7 wide .
26 sts x 36 rows in 10 cm / 4 in Stockinette Stitch worked in the round with needle US #5 / 3.75 mm.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • One size - to fit most adults. Measurements taken from flat cowl. Top width: 20 cm / 8. Bottom width: 35 cm / 13.75. Height: 24 cm / 9.


  • one skein of sock yarn (malabrigo Sock, Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light, Colour Adventures Cashmere Sock)

You Will Also Need:

  • Needles US #5 / 3.75 mm, circular needle at least 60 cm / 24long, or appropriate size to get gauge. US #6 / 4.00 mm, circular needle or one dpn (for BO only).
  • stitch marker, cable needle, tapestry needle for weaving.

Suggested yarn:

380 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Malabrigo Sock, Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light, Colour Adventures Cashmere Sock

About Designer

About Designer

Lorkowska J. on craftsy.com

I'm a mother, former teacher and a knitwear fanatic. I learned my first stitches from my mom when I was a teenager, but I gave up knitting quickly afterwards. Having my first baby brought back my passion with great impact and this time I also started designing knitwear for children and sometimes for adults. I live with my husband, two kids and two cats in Poland. My patterns can also be found on ...

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