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Closer Cowl

from Minimi Knit Design
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Closer Cowl
Closer Cowl
Closer Cowl
Closer Cowl
Closer Cowl
Closer Cowl

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Increases, knitting in the round

Pattern Description:

Closer is a cowl that drapes deeply at both front and back. It will keep the chill out over the lowest-cut neckline. You can make a statement piece by pairing it with some unique buttons. Using just 165 m / 180 yds of yarn, this is an ideal stash buster project. It is easy to make it larger or smaller, too!

Measurements are given in both centimeters and inches.

Finished Measurements

Neck Opening (buttoned): 32 cm / 12.5", the exact neck opening size depends on the position of the buttons

Center Front and Center Back: 28 cm / 11"

Side: 19 cm / 7.5"


15.5 sts and 25 rows = 10 cm / 4" in St st, blocked.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • One size to fit an average adult female


  • 5 mm / US 8 circular needle of length 40 cm / 16"; adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge.
  • 5 mm / US 8 circular needle of length 60 cm / 24"

You Will Also Need:

  • 2 buttons about 2 cm / 0.875" diameter; 4 stitch markers in one color (A) and 2 stitch markers in another color (B); yarn needle

Suggested yarn:

180 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Knit Picks Swish Worsted


Marine Heather

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