Girlfriend Cowls by Churchmouse Yarns and Teas

Girlfriend Cowls

November 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches = 4 inches
in tweed stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
170 yards (155 m)
Tweed-stitch version: 21"/53cm circumference x up to 91⁄2"/24cm deep. Stockinette-stitch version: 21"/53cm circumference x up to 11"/28cm deep.
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This pattern is available for free.

With Two Stitch Pattern Options

With an evening or two and a yummy DK-weight yarn, you’re on your way to a quick and easy cowl that makes a great gift for a girlfriend (or yourself!). Try easy tweed stitch or even easier stockinette. What’s your fancy?

Tweed-stitch version: 21”/54cm circumference x up to 9½“/24cm deep.
Stockinette-stitch version: 21”/54cm circumference x up to 11”/28cm deep.


Pale Blue and Garnet versions:
1 skein Blue Sky Alpacas Alpaca Silk (146 yds/133m each). We used color 113 Ice for the tweed-stitch version and 138 Garnet for the stockinette version.

Pale green-aqua version: (yarn no longer in stock)
2 skeins Schachenmayr Mariette (85 yds/78m each). Shown in minty aqua color 8172 Sage.

Our website also has samples and images in Metalico and Berroco Folio.

US 7 (4.5mm) 16”/40cm circular needle, or size to obtain gauge. Darning needle to finish.
Tweed-stitch version only: US 6 (4mm) 16”/40cm circular needle, or one size smaller than gauge needle.

Tweed-stitch version: 21 sts/approx. 37 rounds = 4”/10cm, after blocking.
Stockinette-stitch version: 18 sts/approx. 26 rounds = 4”/10cm, after blocking.

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