Rainy Day Cowl

from Nona Pearl Creations

Rainy Day Cowl Pattern


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Knitting: Rainy Day Cowl
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details









Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • kitchener bind off
  • provisional cast on
  • knitting in the round

Pattern Description:

The Rainy Day Cowl is soft and light, but incredibly warm - perfect for the cool days of fall when the weather changes and the rains begin. Knit with a provisional cast-on and kitchener bind-off, it is completely seamless. Simple color blocking allows for multiple looks by just rotating the fabric. Medium and Large size can be pulled up over the ears for added warmth.

You'll need 200-400 yards of yarn depending on the size cowl you want (3 sizes included in pattern).

Mohair combined with another sport or DK weight works well. Knit Picks Reverie (Alpaca and Acrylic blend) is also nice for this project. If you prefer denser yarns, select a yarn in worsted weight.


3.75 sts/in in stockinette with size 9 needles.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • small cowl (36" around, 8" long)
  • medium cowl (38" around, 10" long)
  • large cowl (38" around, 12" long)


  • 2-4 skeins yarn - see notes
  • 16-20" circular needles in US size 9
  • an additional 16" circular needle (any size 5-9) for binding off process

You Will Also Need:

  • stitch marker, tapestry needle

Suggested yarn:

200 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Knit Picks Reverie Worsted


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My name is Nona and I've been an avid knitter for about 10 years, and paper crafter for 7 years.

I'm married to my best friend, Dave, and we have 2 beautiful daughters (Samantha - age 9, and Ruby - age 4) and a little boy (Hosea) who turns 2 in March.

I began designing patterns in 2009 in an effort to raise money for Ruby's adoption. Now all of the proceeds of my shop, Nona Pearl ...

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