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Ribbed Cowl

from Industrial Whimsy
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Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cast on using long-tail method
  • knit stitch
  • purl stitch
  • bind off
  • seam edges together
  • weave in ends using a tapestry needle

Pattern Description:

This knitting pattern is for the Industrial Whimsy Ribbed Cowl. Full color, high quality pictures and written instructions. This is a great pattern to knit up as a Christmas, birthday gift or as a fun, gorgeous accessory for yourself!

This pattern is great to do during a Craft Party or Knit Night with friends!

36 inches long and 12-18 inches wide (unblocked). Finished dimensions are approximate given differences in tension and yarn used. You can easily adjust the width and length of this cowl to suit your preferences.

Is this pattern right for you? Here's what you need to know:

How to cast on using long-tail method
How to knit stitch
How to purl stitch
How to bind off
How to seam edges together
How to weave in ends using a tapestry needle

{Alternate} There are alternate instructions given for a different method of casting on and binding off. You'll need to know:
How to backward Loop cast on
How to pick up cast on stitches
How to Kitchener Stitch Bind off

PROJECT NOTES: Suggested yarns: - Swoon Fibers Aere (shown), Tosh Merino Light

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The Fine Print:This pattern may be simple but it belongs to Industrial Whimsy, LLC. You can make as many of these chunky cowls as you'd like for yourself or to give as gifts. You cannot make them to sell, you cannot sell this pattern, make copies of this pattern or any part of it, or give this pattern away. Please refer your friends to www.industrialwhimsy.net so they can purchase a pattern of their own. Thank you!

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 36 inches long
  • 12-18 width unblocked


  • 720 yards Sport weight/fingering yarn (to be held double)
  • Size 11 straight needles or short circulars

You Will Also Need:

  • tapestry needle

Suggested yarn:

720 yards of Sport weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Swoon Fibers Aere


Urban Decay

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