Baluva Pattern


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Knitting: Baluva
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Men



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cast on
  • knitting in the round
  • working with circular needle
  • cableing
  • knit
  • purl

Pattern Description:

Baluva Cowl is knitted in the round from the bottom up. It is designed to be knitted with bulky yarn, so it is a fun and quick knit. It features 3 cables placed equally around the cowl, they alternate with horizontal knitted and purled stripes. It can be worn as cowl, but it is big enough to warm your shoulders, too.


14 stitches x 22 rounds = 4"x4" (10cmx10cm) swatch in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 113/4" (30 cm) wide, circumference: 30" (76cm)


  • US10 (6 mm) circular needle 24" (60 cm) length
  • 1 cable needle
  • approximately 246 yards (225m) of a bulky yarn

You Will Also Need:

  • 6 stitch markers
  • tapestry needle for weaving in ends

Suggested yarn:

250 yards of Bulky weight

About Designer

About Designer

Wencke on

I'm a knitter!!! I was 8 years old when I asked my grandmother at a birthday party if she could teach me knitting sometime and she did it immediately. And after years of frustration I gave it up, I even was about to gift all my wool and needles, fortunately my room mate didn't want the needles. Then when I was 24/25 the knitting passion hit me again. Since then I didn't put my needles down any ...

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