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Hi! I'm Diane L. Augustin and I am Yarn Happy - Bead Happy

My passions are Knitting, Bead Knitting, Crocheting and Pattern Design

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Happy Hoppin' Cowl 2014

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Happy Hoppin' Cowl 2014
Happy Hoppin' Cowl 2014
Happy Hoppin' Cowl 2014
Happy Hoppin' Cowl 2014
Happy Hoppin' Cowl 2014
Happy Hoppin' Cowl 2014

Pattern Description:

***Thank you for your contributions to the MN Food Shelves!***

***Happy Spring!***

A warm ***Thank You*** to all who have taken classes with me. It's been my pleasure! I hope to see you all again:)

As the MN shop hop approaches, here's another fun cowl pattern for you! Grab this pattern and head out to the hop to pick up yarn, needles and beads. Have fun!

The beads are optional, but it's so easy and so much fun to add them to your knitting, you just have to try it! This pattern is a good way to get started.:)

Learn a couple of tips and tricks for the cast on, join and bind off, too.

I recommend size 8, 24" length circulars for this project.

Also, depending on the yarn, you will use between 250-300 yards of sport weight or dk.

TOHO 6/0 seed beads are available at many of the shops:)
Bead stringing information is included in the pattern. We used approximately 500 beads in each sample cowl.

Special long tail cast on information is included.

A special thank you to Wendy and Susan for test knitting the pattern.:)

Happy Hoppin'! Enjoy!

The purple cowl was knit with Dream in Color, Perfectly Posh Sport. Color: Victoria.
The pink cowl was knit with Malabrigo, Arroyo. Color: English Rose
The mauve cowl was knit with Juniper Moon, Findley dk. Color: Hyacinth.

[1]: http://www.heartknits.com
[2]: http://allaboutyarn.biz
[3]: http://www.darnknitanyway.com


approximately 3 sts./in after blocking

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • approx. 5" deep x 60"in circumference


  • Approximately 300 yards of sport weight or dk weight yarn
  • Size 8, 24" or 32" cirlcular needles
  • Approximately 500 TOHO 6/0 seed beads
  • beads are optional

You Will Also Need:

  • Yarn needle, scissors, stitch markers
  • Floss threader for bead stringing
  • beading surface, fleece mat

Suggested yarn:

300 yards of Sport weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Dream in Color Perfectly Posh Sport, Malabrigo Arroyo, Juniper Moon Farms Findley dk