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Hello! I'm a stay at home mom of a very precocious one year old. In between cleaning up juice and milk spills and sticky fingers I love to knit beautiful and whimsical accessories for her and myself.

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Button Down Cowl

from Ruby Knits
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Button Down Cowl
Button Down Cowl
Button Down Cowl

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, yarn over, knit two together, cast on, bind off

Pattern Description:

Cozy, textured, easy knit. Choose matching buttons or contrasting colors to give your cowl extra interest.


16 stitches and 4 rows = 4 inches in Alternate rows of k and k1, p1 (fisherman's rib)


  • US 8 Circular needle

You Will Also Need:

  • 20 buttons - 1/2 to 1/3 inch width
  • matching thread with sewing needle

Suggested yarn:

350 yards of Worsted weight