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Convertible Cowl

from Universal Yarn
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Convertible Cowl
Convertible Cowl
Convertible Cowl
Convertible Cowl
Convertible Cowl

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • knit tbl (through back loop)
  • purl
  • yo (yarn over)

Pattern Description:

This versatile cowl can be worn many different ways. The buttonholes are actually eyelets from the Eyelet Mock Cable pattern in the piece.

This pattern is written and charted.

The Convertible Cowl is also available as part of Wisdom E-book 1: Poetry at Home.

9/17/14 Note: There is an errata for Transition Section 2 at the end of the cowl. Row 4 in both the first and second repeats is incorrect. Row 4 should read: Row 4: Work Row 1 of Ribbing to m, work Row 4 of Eyelet Mock Cable to end.


18 sts x 28 rows = 4" in ribbed body pattern

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Length: 46"
  • Width: 10"


  • 4 balls Wisdom Yarns Poems - color 596 Olive Grove
  • Needles: US 8 (5mm) straight or size to obain gauge

You Will Also Need:

  • Tapestry Needle
  • Stitch Markers
  • Nine 1/2" buttons

Suggested yarn:

436 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Wisdom Yarns Poems


596 Olive Grove

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