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Cursory Cowl


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So named because you'll be finished almost as soon as you have started, calling this cowl cursory is a major understatement. Worked up in only 35 yards of super bulky yarn, you can expect the whole project to take you about an hour and a half, start to finish. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY cast on knit make a yarn over knit two stitches together working in the round bind off GAUGE 5.3 sts = 4" in stockinette, though gauge is not crucial for this project SUGGESTED YARN 35 yards of Bulky weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Knit Collage Rolling Stone COLORWAY Rain Dance

Supplies Needed

  • Yarn needle
  • 13 pieces miscellaneous 1-1.5" ribbon, each 16" long
  • Knit Collage Rolling Stone (90% Wool, 10% Other; 35 yards per 125g skein); 1 skein Raindance

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Designs by The Sexy Knitter
Designs by The Sexy Knitter
Hi! I'm Sarah Wilson, also known as the Sexy Knitter. I started crafting at a very young age and have tried a little bit of almost everything - sewing, quilting, cross-stitch, needlepoint, embroidery, crewel, plastic canvas, weaving, knitting, crochet, beading, jewelry making...the list goes on. These days, I am a full-time knitwear designer whose work has been seen in publications like Interweave Knits,, Knitscene Magazine, The Knitter, Your Knitting Life, and more! You can find me online at, or on social networking sites (like Twitter, Ravelry, and Etsy) as TheSexyKnitter.