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Last Minute Invite Cowl
  • Last Minute Invite Cowl


    Last Minute Invite Cowl


    Main Features

    • very quick and fun knit
    • easy to wear, with multiple styling options, and easy to transition from outdoors with a coat to indoors without a coat
    • includes one size to fit most adults
    • worked in the round using super bulky yarn
    • includes a linked video that walks you through the entire pattern step by step, as well as individual linked tutorials for the techniques used in the pattern
    • includes written instructions that have been test knit and professionally tech edited
    • includes a blog post with alternate yarn and color recommendations



    quick, fun knit perfect for gifting, the Last Minute Invite Cowl is cozy, fits most adults, and is easy to wear. The shaping of the cowl helps it to fit nicely over your shoulders, and you can choose to wear it buttoned or unbuttoned; outside under a coat or inside without a coat.


    The pattern is worked bottom up in the round. It would be easy to add additional length to either the bottom of the cowl or the neck of the cowl if desired. Learn more about the design inspiration, knitting experience, and wearing experience here.


    The pattern includes one PDF file with the written instructions and a linked tutorial that walks you through the whole pattern using continental knitting (perfect for knitters who don’t like reading instructions!).



    One Size Fits Most

    Bottom Circumference: 35 in / 89 cm

    Top Circumference, Closed: 16 in / 40.5 cm

    Height: 12 in / 30.5cm


    130 yds / 120 m; 209 g super bulky weight yarn


    Designed using Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick (80% Wool, 20% Acrylic; 87 yds / 80 m, 140 g) in Cranberry. You can find additional yarn recommendations here.


    10 sts, 12 rounds = 4” / 10 cm stockinette stitch in the round



    9.0 mm (US size 13) – or size needed to obtain gauge – circular needles, 32” (80 cm) minimum length, or double-pointed needles

    Additional set of needles, at least one size smaller than size needed to get gauge (for picking up the provisional cast on)

    Darning needle

    2 stitch markers (plus 4 optional removable stitch markers)

    2 Buttons, approximately 1.75 in / 4.5 cm in diameter

    Waste yarn, for provisional cast on


    TECHNIQUESThe techniques used in the Last Minute Invite Cowl pattern are relatively simple: the majority of the knitting is plain stockinette knitting. The pattern also includes knitting stitches together, an I-cord bind off, and provisional cast on. The pattern is written for an adventurous beginner knitter wanting to learn how to challenge their current skills.


    All of my patterns include clear, step-by-step instructions and linked video technique tutorials that walk you through the pattern with confidence. This pattern also includes a video tutorial that walks you through the whole pattern, step by step. 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, Joanna Fromstein of Precision TE.


    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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