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I am certified as a Level 1 Master Hand Knitter by The Knitting Guild Association. My grandmother Lena taught me to knit when I was 4 ...

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Easy Jolly Snowman Neck Scarf/Cowl

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Easy Jolly Snowman Neck Scarf/Cowl
Easy Jolly Snowman Neck Scarf/Cowl
Easy Jolly Snowman Neck Scarf/Cowl
Easy Jolly Snowman Neck Scarf/Cowl
Easy Jolly Snowman Neck Scarf/Cowl

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Cast on, knit, purl, yarn over, k2tog, bind off
  • Tie a fringe (directions included in pattern)
  • Needle felting (instructions included in pattern)

Pattern Description:

Add a touch of snowman fun to any holiday outfit by sporting my Easy Jolly Snowman Neck Scarf/Cowl, which features a needle felted snowman and festive fringes.

The scarf/cowl is a quick and easy knit and you'll find that it takes only a few minutes to add the snowman to the front corner edge. I've included a color photo tutorial on how to needle felt the snowman. All you'll need is a sense of fun and Holiday wonder, needle felting tools and mat, some additional wool yarn and roving, perhaps a bit of ribbon and some black beads for the "coal" eyes and buttons and you've got yourself a Jolly Snowman Scarf/Cowl! As written, the wearer ties the scarf behind the neck, but if you have a craft bell or holiday button in your stash, you could add that to one of the "tie" corners, use the opposite corner eyelet as a buttonhole and secure your scarf/cowl with a button.

As with all my designs, I'm here to assist and answer any questions you may have as you work up the design.

NOTE: Thank you Susan, for always being my lovely, cheerful and enthusiastic model.


4 stitches and 5 rows = 1 inch/2.5 cm

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Triangle shape: about 22"/56 cm on side edges, or preferred measurement


  • Worsted weight (4-ply) yarn 3.5 oz/100g, 210 yds/192 m
  • Small amounts of wool roving yarn and wool needle felting roving
  • US 10 1/2/UK3/6.5 mm circular needles (24"/60 cm
  • If desired, about 1/4 skein or ball for coordinating fringe color

You Will Also Need:

  • Needle felting tools and mat
  • 5 black beads, size E
  • Optional: small piece of ribbon
  • Marking pen

Suggested yarn:

210 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Lion Brand