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I have loved making things that involve using my hands ever since I was a very small child. Things have evolved since then. Sewing, quilting, smocking, embroidery, spinning and of course knitting ...

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Fancy Free Cowl

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Basic Skills Necessary:

  • You should already know how to knit and purl

Pattern Description:

This lacy cowl is both fashionable and functional. You will be warm and cozy but look good at the same time.
The cowl is knit in the round making this a fast and easy project which takes very little yarn.
The cowl starts with a provisional cast on (instructions included) and progresses into the simple lace stitch pattern, which is easy to follow using either the written or the lace chart form.
The top and bottom edges are completed by working an applied I Cord cast off (instructions included) which gives an attractive finished edge.
This cowl matches my "Fancy Free Fingers" mitts.


12sts = 10cm using a 6.00mm needle in "Fancy Free" Lace Stitch Pattern. Gauge to be measured after blocking.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Circumference: 56cm Height: 30cm


  • 150 Meters of Aran or Worsted Weight yarn
  • 6.00mmx60cm Circular Needle
  • 7.00mmx60cm Circular Needle
  • 7.00mm Crochet Hook (used for the provisional cast on)

You Will Also Need:

  • Waste Yarn
  • Stitch Markers

Suggested yarn:

150 meters of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Cascade Yarns