December 16, 2012

Twisted X Neck Warmer

Need a quick gift?  Cold and need something to warm your neck right now?  This cowl can be made in a day and is sure to delight.

The highlights of this pattern are listed below. To get the actual pattern (pdf), please click here to download it (the pattern's free, don't worry).

Twisted X Neck Warmer

Craft Type


Skill Level

Easy+ (only trick here is cabling. Everything else is straightforward)

Finished Size

About 14.5" x 3.5" after steam blocking


4.5 stitches and 7 rows = 1" in stockinette stitch

Yarn and Yardage

1 skein Cascade Yarns 128 Superwash (Bulky, 128 yards), or ~70 yards of any compatible bulky yarn.


US 9 (5.5mm), any type as this is worked flat.

Other Notions

2 buttons sized 7/8" (or somewhere around that)

Button or embroidery thread in a coordinating color to both sew in the buttons and make the buttonhole loops (you'll need the instructions found here to make the buttonhole loops) (note: link fixed if you found it broken before)

Happy knitting!

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If you find any errors in this project, please e-mail CompileYarn[at]gmail[dot]com, or leave a comment  here or on Ravelry.  Copyright (c) CompileYarn(), 2012.

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