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SSSY Cowl & Fingerless Mitts

from Sarah Montie Handknits
(6) Name: 'Knitting : SSSY Cowl & Fingerless Mitts
SSSY Cowl & Fingerless Mitts
SSSY Cowl & Fingerless Mitts
SSSY Cowl & Fingerless Mitts
SSSY Cowl & Fingerless Mitts
SSSY Cowl & Fingerless Mitts

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit
  • Purl
  • Knit in the round

Pattern Description:

Everyone has that unique skein of sock yarn that you want to use on something special besides socks. I designed this cowl to fit the bill, and I even had enough leftover to make a pair of fingerless mitts. The simple knit & purl stitch pattern works well with solid or variegated yarn, and anything in between. Experience with knitting in the round is recommended. For the mitts, you need to know how to knit in the round with double pointed needles, 2 circular needles or 1 long circular.
Included in the pattern are photos, a complete list of abbreviations and a stitch glossary.
PATTERN NOTES: This cowl is worked in the round in an easy to memorize, eight row repeat stitch pattern, using only knit and purl stitches. The shaping and drape are created by changing the needle size. The mitts are worked in the round with thumb gussets.


28sts and 40 rows = 4in/10cm in stockinette stitch

26sts and 50 rows = 4in/10cm in stitch pattern

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • one size for the cowl
  • Mitts are for 7.5in hand circumference


  • 1 16in circular needle size US2/2.75mm
  • 1 16in circular needle size US 4/3.5mm
  • 1 16in circular needle size US 6/4mm
  • 1 16in or 24in circular needle size US8/5mm
  • 1 16in or 24in circular needle size US10/6mm
  • US size 2/2.75mm neeles, dpn, 2 circs or magic loop for mitts
  • 1 stitch marker

Suggested yarn:

400 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Socks That Rock, Lightweight


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Women, Girls, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized
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