Mixed Bag Cowl by Vicki Square

Mixed Bag Cowl

November 2018
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
10 stitches and 14 rows = 4 inches
in patt; 10 sts and 16 rows = 4" in garter st.
US 13 - 9.0 mm
267 yards (244 m)
12" wide and 26½" long.
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The designer of the Mixed Bag Cowl combined her love of artistic shape and structure with the comfort of a soft, bulky yarn and low-key, enjoyable knitting. This cowl, knitted back and forth in pieces, features a basketweave stitch across the rectangle. A corner button allows for multiple methods of styling.

Finished Size 12” wide and 26½“ long.

Yarn Red Heart Yarns Evermore (80% acrylic, 20% wool; 89 yd / 3½ oz): #9938 keepsake, 3 balls.

Needles Size 13 (9 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); tapestry needle; one 1 5⁄8” button.

Gauge 10 sts and 14 rows = 4” in patt; 10 sts and 16 rows = 4” in garter st.


  • This cowl is worked back and forth in rows. It may be helpful to mark the right side of the work with a safety pin or removable marker.