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My nana taught me to knit when I was 6 yrs old. I have since picked up and put down the needles a lot. I think I now have a firm grasp of them permanently. Lets say I'm hooked.

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The Amy Cowl

from Kelly Menzies Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : The Amy Cowl
The Amy Cowl
The Amy Cowl
The Amy Cowl

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit
  • Purl
  • Knitting two stitches together
  • Yarn Over

Pattern Description:

I originally made this for my sister-in-law, Amy, as a Christmas present. She was the inspiration for the name, the colour, and the odd buttons. It's also Amy in the photographs, wearing her own (green) Amy Cowl!
A super simple button up cowl with six buttons. Add odd or matching buttons, depending on your style.


15sts / 20 rows = 4 inches (Stocking Stitch)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Approx 19.5 inches in length


  • 150g - 200g Magnum Lightweight Chunky or substitute 12 ply yarn
  • 1 pair size 6mm needles
  • Six buttons (odd or matching)

You Will Also Need:

  • 1 yarn needle

Suggested yarn:

350 yards of Chunky weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

King Cole Magnum Lightweight Chunky


Lawn Green / Aqua

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