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lahousewyfe on craftsy.com
Steamboat Springs, CO

I began designing knitting patterns as I started teaching knitting back in 2010 since I wanted to provide my students with simple patterns to push their skills. As I continued to design, inspiration ...

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Crabapple Petals Cowl

from Housewyfe Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Crabapple Petals Cowl
Crabapple Petals Cowl
Crabapple Petals Cowl

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit, Purl, Yarnover, K2tog, P2tog

Pattern Description:

In late May on the main street of my little city (Steamboat Springs, Colorado), the crabapple trees burst into bloom, declaring the arrival of warm weather. The sweet pink and white blossoms cheer us and then, when they fade, the petals fall like a spring snow, forming drifts as the local shopkeepers sweep them from the sidewalk.

I created this piece as an introduction to lace knitting and beaded knitting, and this simple pattern eases you into both of these techniques. There's nothing to be afraid of here. You can do this!


36 stitches = 4"

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 42" circumference, 8" high


  • Size 4 24" circular needle, size 16 crochet hook for beading

You Will Also Need:

  • stitch markers, 189 size 6/0 seed beads

Suggested yarn:

200 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Plymouth Sakkie



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