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Knit Eco Chic on craftsy.com
North Carolina mountains

A gift received became a passion embraced...

While hospitalized for a long while, I sought an enjoyable distraction from the daily drudgery of medical tests. Having learned some basic knitting ...

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Northern City Girl Cowl

from Knit Eco Chic
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Northern City Girl Cowl
Northern City Girl Cowl
Northern City Girl Cowl
Northern City Girl Cowl
Northern City Girl Cowl
Northern City Girl Cowl

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • cast on
  • bind off
  • slip stitch
  • knit 2 together

Pattern Description:

Set your fall and winter wardrobe ablaze with this fashionable and functional cowl with beaded tendrils. Glass beads accent the tendrils adding color, luminosity, and style. While the design of this cowl has a unique trick to protect against cold northern winds: an optional beaded knit button which fastens to keep you cozy and comfortable! Fun to knit and stylish to wear, this cowl will transition with you throughout your busy day.

Best of all, it only requires an advanced beginner skill level. Tech edited written directions, charted directions, a button diagram, and two You Tube videos (one on tendrils and one on the button), make this cowl appear complex to knit, but in reality simple to create.

The button and button holes are optional. Fastening the button tightens the 19"/ 48cm circumference to 16"/ 40.5cm.

Copyright assigned to Knit Eco Chic 2014. For pattern support, please contact Lindsay at knitecochic@gmail.com.


14 sts and 32 rows over 4"/ 10 cm in Seed/ Moss stitch using US 7/ 4.5mm circular needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 19"/ 48cm around by 4.25"/ 10.5cm tall


  • 1 skein Galler Yarns - Inca Eco
  • US 7/ 4.5mm circular knitting needle
  • US 7/ 4.5mm crochet hook
  • US 13/ 0.75mm steel crochet hook
  • Yarn needle

You Will Also Need:

  • 130 Japanese Glass Seed Beads size 3 (optional)
  • Button (optional)

Suggested yarn:

140 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Galler Yarns Inca Eco



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