Bonnie Cowl by Patty Nance

Bonnie Cowl

November 2016
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
13 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 11 - 8.0 mm
8.0 mm (L)
218 yards (199 m)
One size
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This quick cowl with bulky yarn and fat needles will become your go-to project for gifts this year! With any of the beautiful colors of Cloudborn Fibers Superwash Merino Bulky Splash and solids to choose from, pick the combination that makes you happy and knit on. Be sure to gift one to yourself, too!

Skill Level: Easy in-the-round
Required Skills: Crochet cast on (see notes below), knitting in-the-round on circular needles.
One size
Finished measurements: 32 ½“/82.5cm height, 28 ½”/72cm circumference
Gauge: 13 sts and 16 rows = 4”/10cm in stockinette stitch; 12 sts and 9 rounds = 4”/10cm in pattern stitch. Gauge is not critical in this pattern, but a different gauge will affect yardage and size of finished piece. It will be necessary to unravel gauge swatch and re-use the yarn. Take time to check gauge.
Yarn: Bulky weight yarn, 215 yards. Models shown in Cloudborn Fibers Superwash Merino Bulky (100% superwash merino wool, 109 yards per 100g hank: Bay of Bengal Splash (main color) with Moss (contrasting color), 1 hank each, and Grey River Splash (main color) with Magenta (contrasting color), 1 hank each.
Needles: US 11/8mm circular needle 20”, or size needed to obtain gauge
Crochet hook: size L/11.0mm (used for crochet cast on)
Yarn needle

Notes: Project begins with a crochet cast on which is joined to work in the round. If you need help with this cast on, check out the video at Joining to work in the round is explained at Although any cast on will do for this project, the crochet cast on is used because it mimics a standard bind off.