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Kate Oates is the designer for Tot Toppers & When I Grow Up. She enjoys designing hats and garments for babies and children in particular, these projects often reflect a whimsical spirit. Kate's When ...

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River Cowl

from Tot Toppers
(6) Name: 'Knitting : River Cowl
River Cowl
River Cowl
River Cowl
River Cowl
River Cowl

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cast on
  • bind off
  • cabling

Pattern Description:

Scrumptiously winding around your neck, the River Cowl fights off the chill with double layers of cabled fabric. It's worked sideways in the round, all in one piece. Cable Pattern is both fully written & charted. Supplement the circumference or width easily by tacking on additional cable repeats.


14 sts and 16 rows per 4 inches in River Cable Pattern

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished Circumference: 14 inches
  • Finished Width: 9.25 inches (cowl is worked doubled)


  • Yarn: 300 yards super bulky weight yarn
  • Tools: Size 11(8 mm) 16" circular needles, stitch marker

Suggested yarn:

300 yards of Bulky weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Dragonfly Fibers Super Traveller



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