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
7 ounces of Bulky weight
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