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Since I can remember I have been experimenting with art and crafts, trying my hand at many many different things but when my Mam taught me knitting is when I really discovered my passion.

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Illusion cowl

from Knitted Wonderland
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Illusion cowl
Illusion cowl
Illusion cowl
Illusion cowl
Illusion cowl

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic knitting
  • Circular knitting

Pattern Description:

This gorgeously warm cowl is a lovely length to be worn open or doubled up. The stitch and colour combination work interestingly together, creating a completely reversible fabric with stripes on one side and a speckled pattern on the other. This works very well with the different edging tones to make an interesting and functional accessory.


16 sts / 24 rows = 10 cm / 4 ins in Seeded Rib

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • One size
  • Length (flat): 66 cm / 26 ins Circumference: 132 cm / 52 ins Width: 20 cm / 8 ins


  • Rowan "Tweed Aran" [100% Wool; 96 m / 105 yds per 50g / 1.76 oz ball]
  • Col 1: Grey: Buckden SH772 x 2 balls. Col 2: Slate: Malham SH774 x 2 balls.
  • Circ ndl in size 5 mm/US #8, 120 cm/48 ins long.

You Will Also Need:

  • Tapestry needle for finishing.

Suggested yarn:

380 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Rowan tweed aran


Buckden & Malham