Child's Easy Cowl Hoodie by Ruth Maddock

Child's Easy Cowl Hoodie

November 2017
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
13 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
204 - 476 yards (187 - 435 m)
3-4      5-6      7-8      9-10     years
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Knitting Pattern PDF for a Knitted Cowl that can be worn in a variety of ways. Pull it down over the arms to feel snug, warm, safe and enclosed. Pull up over the head as well, or just wear it as a scarf or cowl round the neck to jazz up an outfit. 
The cowl can be worked in any yarn, but I have made it using 100% cotton which is super child friendly.

This pattern is one of a collection of sewing and knitting patterns created especially for children with sensory processing disorder. See more on my website at
To fit Ages:         
3-4      5-6      7-8      9-10            years
Actual Measurements
(Measure around body and arms at chest level—the cowl should be snug)
70       75       80       85       90           cms
27.5    29.5    31.5    33.5    35.5        inches
On no 6.5 mm needles and worked over st st  - 13 sts and 20 rows =10 cm square
4(5,6,7) x 50g balls Lang Yarns Grande 100% cotton shade 935.0034
(Each ball has 62 meters of yarn)
First 2 sizes: 6.5 mm x 40 cm circular needle
Last 3 sizes: 6.5 mm x 60 cm circular needle
To Substitute
Use same length of any chunky yarn with a standard tension on no 7 mm needles worked over st st of 12 sts and 21 rows to 10 cm square. (This is the information on the ball band label – this cowl is worked on smaller needles)

Thanks for looking!