Knitting patterns - scarves, hats

First Lace Cowl

First Lace Cowl

This cowl is a great primer project for knitters trying lace for the first time and the perfect refresher course for an old pro.

Size: One size fits most

Finished Measurements

Circumference: 30 inches at bottom, 24 inches at top

Height: 11 inches

Soft Mist Scarf

Soft Mist Scarf

When does fabric become yarn? When it’s knitted through holes in the edge to creatqa romantic, feminine ruffled effect! Designed by Vickie Zelizo in Yorganza, Soft Mist Scarf is lightweight and so packable.


MATERIALS: 1 (100g, 32yd) ball Sullivans USA Yorganza (100% polyester) color #39762 Primrose Leopard Scales

Size 9 US (5 mm) knitting needles

Sewing needle and matching thread or fabric sealant (optional)

GAUGE: Gauge is not critical for this project.

Heather's Cowl

Heather's Cowl

Colorful and simple in silhouette, but so interesting in stitch pattern, Melissa Leapman's Heather’s Cowl in Attire Worsted is a piece you can wear just about anywhere. It's a great accent to a casual dress and ideal with just a denim jacket.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Height 12", Circumference 23"

MATERIALS: 3 (50g; 110yd) balls Willow Yarns Attire Worsted (100% extra-fine merino) color #0014 On Trend

Size 8 US (5 mm) 16" circular needle

Size 9 US (5.5 mm) 16" circular needle OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

Stitch marker, yarn needle

That's Wrap Cowl

That's Wrap Cowl

Whether you prefer cowls more like infinity scarves or double-wrapped close to your face, Sandi Prosser's That's a Wrap Cowl, in Ultra Alpaca Light, will work for both. Her stitch pattern of traveling cables is flanked by diamond-patterned eyelets.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Width 71/2'' Length 49"

MATERIALS: 3 (50g; 144yd) hanks Berroco Ultra Alpaca Light (50% alpaca, 50% wool) color #4234 Cardinal

Size 6 US (4 mm) knitting needles OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

Cable needle, yarn needle


Hooded Cowl

Hooded Cowl

This Hooded Cowl is a great accent piece over any jacket or coat and is particularly good when the weather is undecided. Snow? Just pull up the generous hood and not only are you dry, you're gorgeous too! Knitted in Coralita in an easy rib stitch.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Circumference 44", at widest

MATERIALS: 12 (50g; 27yd) balls Schachenmayr select Coralita (50% wool, 50% polyamide) color #04902 Midnight

Size 19 US (15 mm) 32" circular needle OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

Stitch markers, stitch holders, cable needle, yarn needle

GAUGE: 6 sts x 9 rows/rnds = 4" in pattern.