Sailor's Warning by Kino Knits

Sailor's Warning

Aran (8 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Seed Stitch
US 9 - 5.5 mm
197 - 591 yards (180 - 540 m)
Small Cowl, Large Cowl (Infinity Scarf), Scarf
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When there’s a red sky in the morning, slip on this cozy reversible cowl to brave the blustery weather. The Sailor’s Warning cowl is reminiscent of a bright sunrise and features reversible cabled rope rigging. Cowls are knit flat and seamed, or the pattern can be knit as a scarf with additional skeins.

Difficulty Level: Intermediate: Skills include casting on, knitting and purling, basic reversible cables, seaming, and weaving in ends.


  • Small Cowl: 10” wide, 20” loop
  • Large Cowl: 10” wide, 40” loop
  • Scarf: 10” wide, 60” long

197-591 yards worsted or aran yarn
Suggested: Universal Yarn Classic Shades (100 g, 197 yards = 180 m), 1 skein for small cowl, 2 skeins for large cowl, 3 skeins for scarf.
Sample is shown in small cowl in color Natural Glow (731).


  • U.S. size 9 (5.5 mm) needles
  • 6 stitch markers
  • Tapestry needle for weaving in ends

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