The Cowl Never Bothered Me Anyway by Lily Go

The Cowl Never Bothered Me Anyway

by Lily Go
September 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
205 - 275 yards (187 - 251 m)
Smallest Circumference: 19.5 (23.5, 27.5)” / 50 (60, 70) cm
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This pattern is available for $5.00 USD
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The Cowl Never Bothered Me Anyway is a stunning cowl with a bold textural lace pattern and looks amazing with gradient colored yarn sprinkled with beads. This cowl is worked in the round on a circular needle and requires no seaming or grafting. You can choose to knit with or without beads.

Perfect gift for your love one or you can keep it for yourself.
Pattern includes charts and row by row written directions. If you would like to add beads to your cowl, instructions are included as to where to place the beads.

Suggested yarn: DK/Worsted weight

Yardage needed: 185 (220, 250) meter / 205 (240, 275) yards.

Finished measurements:
Smallest Circumference: 19.5 (23.5, 27.5)” / 50 (60, 70) cm 
Height from top to bottom edge: 9.5” / 24 cm

16” / 40 cm long circular needles size 4.0 mm (US 6)
16” / 40 cm long circular needles size 4.5 mm (US 7) or larger

Notions: Tapestry needle, blocking pins, size 14 US / 0.75 mm steel crochet hook for beads (optional), stitch markers, 252 (294, 336) pcs size 6 seed beads.

Level: Intermediate

The Mystery KAL is divided into 8 Clues published every everyday (except Sunday) starting on 7 December 2017.
1st clue: Thursday, December 7th
2nd clue: Friday, December 8th
3rd clue: Saturday, December 9th
4th clue: Monday, December 11th
5th clue: Tuesday, December 12th
6th clue: Wednesday, December 13th
7th clue: Thursday, December 14th
8th clue: Friday, December 15th

You can buy the clues only for USD 3.5,- until December 31st. The price will be USD 5,- after that date. Payment by Paypal and delivery by Ravelry, no accounts required. Credit cards accepted.


You can buy the kit from my Etsy store.
For this Kit, your will receive:

  • One (1) skein of Rendezvous Classic DK Gradient (100% Superwash Merino) - 273 yards/250 meter/100 gram/skein enough to make 27.5”/70 cm circumference cowl.
  • Size 6 Miyuki beads enough to complete the project
  • Removable marker (1pc) Dental floss (1 strand)
  • Pattern is NOT INCLUDED in this kit. You need to buy separately in Ravelry or my blog.


  • The kits are in limited quantity, once sold out, it’s gone.
  • For bigger yarn photos, click here.
  • Payment by Paypal, no accounts required. Credit cards accepted.
  • Shipping is FREE (please make sure to update your shipping address in Paypal). Please allow 10 - 21 days to reach your hand.
  • Latest date to order: October 12th.

Project Set-up:

  • Once you bought the pattern or the e-book, you’ll receive a notification every time a new clue is uploaded.

  • You also need to sign up here, and check from time to time for tips, additional information or revision.

  • On your Ravelry Project Page: Click photo, then choose slurp from web, copy and paste this link: Use this image as a first photo of your project page.

  • To respect the other participants, do not post SPOILER in other thread/forum except the SPOILER thread until 2 weeks after the last clue.

  • Use the tag TheCowlNeverBotheredMeAnyway on Ravelry, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter.

Additional Information:
At the end of the MKAL, the participants will receive a copy of the complete pattern at no additional cost. Pattern is protected by copyright, so participants in the MKAL are required to not distribute copies of the clues or copies of the whole pattern.

Info about the yarn for the Kit:
Weight: DK
Fibers: 100% Superwash Merino
Yardage/Weight: approx. 273 yards/250 m/ 100g
Hand Wash/lay flat to dry using bleach-free detergent.
May bleed slightly upon first wash.

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