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After seeing a woman knit on the bus, I decided that I wanted to learn to knit also. So I did, and now I have my own knitting blogs, how-to videos - all about knitting!

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Cocoon Cowl

from Sapphires-n-Purls Knitting Patterns
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Cocoon Cowl
Cocoon Cowl
Cocoon Cowl
Cocoon Cowl
Cocoon Cowl

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Cast on
  • Knit in the round
  • knit stitch
  • knit back loop
  • slip purlwise
  • slip purlwise through back loop
  • bind off

Pattern Description:

The Twice-Turned Stitch used in this pattern looks like little cocoons to me; this was the inspiration for the name of the cowl.

Bulky yarn and larger needles makes this a super quick knit. It is also warm and cozy because the stitch pattern creates a fairly dense fabric.

You can watch a video of the stitch pattern used in this cowl here:


12 sts in 4 inches, over circular stocking stitch swatch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • One size - appx 32" x 15-1/2


  • US 24 inch Size 11 circular needle
  • 2 skeins Patons Calssic Wool Roving
  • stitch marker

You Will Also Need:

  • yarn or tapestry needle for weaving in ends

Suggested yarn:

7 ounces of Bulky weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Patons Classic Wool Roving



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