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North Carolina mountains

I design at the intersection of style and organic with Puddles, my Great Dane, by my side in the mountains of North Carolina surrounded by God's majestic and inspiring creation. My eye for knitwear ...

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Pillows of Comfort

from Knit Eco Chic
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Pillows of Comfort
Pillows of Comfort Reservible
Pillows of Comfort
Pillows of Comfort Pillows of Comfort Cowl
Pillows of Comfort
Pillows of Comfort

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • yarn over
  • k2tog
  • purl
  • p2tog
  • slip
  • purl into front and back
  • slip, slip, knit
  • slip, slip, purl

Pattern Description:

I first designed this pattern in the Americo Originals Organic Cotton for a boutique in Toronto. I was interested to see how the pattern would work in a different yarn, so I adapted it to a cowl. It was just days before Christmas and I was in need of a quick project to knit for my Grandmother. Of course, I had planned on knitting her a cowl for months, but had gotten behind due to exams and finals. I was very pleased that the cowl pattern knit up in a day. Also, there is not too much finishing as the wave edging occurs naturally while you knit. She told me she absolutely loves it and wears it to bed every night. It keeps the cold Canadian chill off her neck. Months later and the organic cotton still retains its luxury pillowy soft feel.

Tech Edited by Katherine Vaughan.

For the complete story, please see my blog "Pillows of Comfort"

Note: the pattern includes directions for both the cowl and the scarf!
The cowl is reversible - see photos.

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


Cowl: 18 sts = 4 inches
Scarf: 16 sts & 20 row = 4 inches

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • For Cowl: 27" by 7"
  • For Scarf: 72" by 7"


  • For Cowl: 1 ball Estelle Organic Cotton Cloud
  • For Cowl: 1 button
  • For Cowl: US 9 needles
  • For Cowl: US I crochet hook (5.5mm)
  • For Scarf: 2 skeins Americo Originals Organic Cotton
  • For Scarf: US 6 needles

You Will Also Need:

  • For Cowl: 1 button

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