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Endless Woods Cowl
  • Endless Woods Cowl


    Endless Woods Cowl


    The Endless Woods Cowl is one of four knitting patterns in the “A New Home” Collection, a collection of fingering weight patterns inspired by my new home: North Carolina. 


    10% of pattern sale profits Nov 21 - Dec 21, 2020 will go to NC Coalition to End Homelessness​ to help the homeless in North Carolina.


    Because this pattern includes two PDF files, you will receive a ZIP file that includes both documents. You will need to unzip the file to open the documents. Here are the instructions to unzip the file on your Microsoft, Mac, and iPhone or iPad device.



    Fun, cozy, and your new favorite thing to wear. Endless Woods Cowl is a warm, cozy cowl perfect for cold winter days. It features cables that represent the roots supporting the endless woods and slipped cross stitches that represent the beautiful trees within the woods. The pattern even includes four alternate tree motifs, so your woods can host a variety of trees!


    The Endless Woods Cowl includes three length options and three circumference options, making for a total of nine size options. It is worked with fingering weight held double with mohair (or, if you’d rather, just use DK weight), creating a fun and cozy knit.


    This pattern is worked bottom up. Learn more about the design inspiration, knitting experience, and wearing experience here.


    The pattern includes two separate PDF files: one with the written instructions and one with the charted instructions.



    Small (Medium, Large)
    Bottom Circumference: 21.5 (28, 34) in / 54.5 (71, 86.5) cm
    Top Circumference: 18.5 (24.5, 31) in / 47 (62, 79) cm

    Short (Medium, Tall)
    Length: 14.5 (21, 27.5) in / 37 (53.5, 70) cm


    When choosing the size you wish to knit, please be aware of the amount of ease in your finished object. The fabric is extremely stretchy, but some sizes might have a circumference smaller than your head. You can view the projects tab of this pattern to see how each size fits. If you choose to knit the small size, it is especially important that you don’t knit tighter than the gauge in the pattern.



    200 (360, 580) yds / 185 (330, 530) m; 50 ( 90, 145) grams fingering weight yarn AND 230 (370, 600) yds / 210 (340, 550) m; 25 (40, 65) grams lace weight mohair for fingering weight and mohair held double;

    OR 200 (360, 580) yds / 185 (330, 530) m; 87 (156, 252) grams DK weight yarn

    Designed using Hearts on Fiber MCN sock in Mangrove Forest held double with mohair/silk in Mahogany.


    The sample shown in different colors is the medium size with the medium length and is worked in Mahogany on MCN sock and Foggy Forest on mohair/silk.


    This design was created as a collaboration with Hearts on Fiber. If you have the means, I highly recommend checking out their amazing colorway options! Find color recommendations and alternate yarn suggestions here.



    19 stitches, 21 rounds = 4 in / 10 cm for roots section
    13 stitches, 22 rounds = 4 in / 10 cm for trees section



    5.0 mm (US size 8) – or size needed to obtain gauge – circular or double-pointed needles, long enough to hold the cowl circumference
    Cable needle
    Darning needle
    1 stitch marker



    The techniques used in this pattern include cabling, slipping stitches, and I-cord bind off. This is a great project for an adventurous beginner who is confident working in the round and eager to learn some new stitches. 


    All of my patterns include clear, step-by-step instructions and linked video technique tutorials that walk you through the pattern with confidence. I am also available for pattern support if you have questions.



    I would like to extend a huge thank you to all of my test knitters and my tech editor for this pattern, Jekaterina Dmitrijeva.


    Please do not copy, share, or distribute this pattern, as this pattern design is property of Snickerdoodle Knits. You are welcome to sell the knits that you make using this pattern, but I do ask that you provide credit to Snickerdoodle Knits for the pattern and that you link my pattern on Ravelry when you are selling online. Thank you so much for understanding and for your support!


    I am happy to help with any questions or concerns that you may have regarding the pattern. My contact information is included in the pattern.

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