Monrovia Cowl

from Marly Bird

Monrovia Cowl Pattern


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Knitting: Monrovia Cowl
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Men, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit
  • Purl
  • Pick Up Stitches
  • Knit Front and Back

Pattern Description:

Made with the luscious Bijou Basin Ranch yarn and a trifecta of rich jewel tone colors this trendy cowl is a must have for any fashion forward woman. Simple stripes and a flourishing ruffle add that little something to any outfit.


18 sts and 24 rows = 4" (10cm) in Stockinette Stitch. Gauge is not crucial, but it will affect the finished size and yarn requirements.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 26" [66 cm] lenth of body before fold. 8" (20.3 cm) width including ruffles.


  • Yarn: : Bijou Basin Ranch, "Bijou Bliss" (50% yak and 50% cormo; 150 yds [137m], 2 oz [56 g];): Amethyst (CA), Sage (CB), Teal (CC) 1 hank each color.
  • Needles: Size US 5 (3.5 mm) circular needle, 24" in length, or size to obtain correct gauge and one extra circular or dpn. THESE ARE BLOCKED MEASUREMENTS! Note: pieces are worked straight, circular needle is used to accommodate full width and for ruffle.

You Will Also Need:

  • Notions: Stitch marker, tapestry needle.

About Designer

About Designer

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Marlaina "Marly" Bird fled the world of financial services to launch her Yarn Thing podcast and hasn't looked back since. To Marly, a bi-craftsy girl who both knits and crochets, the yarn is the star, not how you work with it. She's creative director for Bijou Basin Ranch Yarns and the co-author of Curvy Crochet (Leisure Arts, 2011). You've seen her designs in Knit Simple, Interweave ...

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