Facile Cowl by Tori Gurbisz

Facile Cowl

November 2018
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
10 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
in Texture patt on larger needles.
US 13 - 9.0 mm
US 15 - 10.0 mm
327 yards (299 m)
32¼" wide and 13½" tall.
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This pattern is available from interweave.com for $10.49.

A quick, chunky knit, the Facile Cowl features a textured pattern that creates a quilted appearance. Large needles accommodate the chunky yarn, so the fabric is airy and drapey. Knitted back and forth, this cowl features buttons that are sewn on along one edge to create a tube when they are buttoned to the other edge.

Finished Size 32¼“ wide and 13½” tall.

Yarn Plymouth Yarn Cielo (80% fine merino wool, 20% nylon; 109 yd / 3½ oz): #0003 light grey heather, 3 skeins.

Needles Sizes 13 (9 mm) and 15 (10 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Tapestry needle; four 11∕8” buttons.

Gauge 10 sts and 16 rows = 4” in Texture patt on larger needles.


  • This cowl is worked back and forth in rows.