Choose Your Own Path Cowl


A lovely foldable cowl that can be worked in stripes or colorblock in a beautiful broken stockinette stitch pattern. These are part of a 3 pattern set of hat cowl, and mitts.


This choose your own adventure pattern allows you to really individualize your own cowl: team colors, fall, Christmas or your best friend’s favorites (Megan would love 2 or 3 shades of green.) Easy enough to knit in the company of friends but with enough interest to keep you motivated to finish. Knit your preferred length, long or short, stripes or color blocking, Latvian braid or plain, as well as with or without corrugated ribbing. If you enjoy colorwork, spice things up a bit for the ribbing or leave it simple with a one color rib. Chose two or three of your favorite contrasting colors and make one for yourself and for friends and family.

SIZES: Adult-Medium (Adult-Large)
FINISHED SIZES: LENGTH: 26-28 (42-44)” [66-71 (107-111) cm]
HEIGHT: 15-17″ (38-43 cm)

YARN: Worsted-weight (approximately 210 yds per 100g): amounts required vary with the options the knitter chooses. See the sample notes for examples of yarn usage. A two-color Adult-Large size will use approximately 560 yds and 260 g of a worsted weight yarn similar to Malabrigo Rios in 2 colors; 390 yds (356m) of MC and 170 yds (155m) of CC.
Sample #1 (size medium) was knit with Malabrigo Rios 100% superwash merino in 035 Frank Ochre (~200 yds or~100 g), 033 Cereza (~100 yds or ~50 g), and 052 Paris Night (~90 yds or ~ 45 g).

GAUGE: 16 sts x 22 rows = 4″/10 cm (4 sts and 5.5 rows per 1″/2.5 cm) in Broken Stockinette Stitch Pattern
NEEDLES: US size 10 (6 mm) circular needle in 24″ or 32″ length or size needed to get gauge

NOTIONS: Stitch marker, tapestry needle.
SKILLS USED: 2 color cast-on, corrugated ribbing,


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