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Knit Eco Chic on craftsy.com
North Carolina mountains

I design at the intersection of style and organic with Puddles, my Great Dane, by my side in the mountains of North Carolina surrounded by God's majestic and inspiring creation. My eye for knitwear ...

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City Girl Cowl

from Knit Eco Chic
(6) Name: 'Knitting : City Girl Cowl
City Girl Cowl
City Girl Cowl
City Girl Cowl
City Girl Cowl
City Girl Cowl

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • cast on
  • bind off
  • slip

Pattern Description:

This beaded tendril cowl is the perfect accessory for a night on the town, lunch with the girls, a bonfire on a cold fall night, or a stroll on snowy winter's day. As the light glimmers on each bead, illuminating the face, everyone will marvel at your talent. The beaded tendrils may look difficult, but you'll be surprised how fast you knit through this advanced beginner pattern. Tech edited by Katherine Vaughan, the pattern includes written directions, a chart, a diagram for the button, and pictures. Also available on you tube by Eco Chic Knits are two videos walking you through the techniques of making tendrils and the beaded button.

If you still think this cowl might be a challenge, perhaps some words from the MKAL participants will put your mind at ease.
"It was a very fun knit and I love the finished product."
"I am all done with clue #2... considering doing another if time permits. Love it!"
"This is a very nice knit! I'll definitely make more than one of these."
"I'm having Cowl withdrawal because I was having so much fun with it."

Copyright assigned to Knit Eco Chic 2014. For pattern support, please contact Lindsay at knitecochic@gmail.com.


16 sts and 26 rows over 4"/ 10cm in pattern stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 26"/ 66cm long by 5"/ 12.5cm wide


  • 1 skein Galler Yarns Inca Eco
  • US 8/ 5mm knitting needles
  • US I-9/ 5.5mm crochet hook (for button hole)
  • US 13/ 0.75mm steel crochet hook (for beading)

You Will Also Need:

  • 1"/ 2.5cm button (for follow make your own directions in pattern)
  • Yarn needle

Suggested yarn:

140 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Galler Yarns/ Inca Eco



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