How-To: Super-Warm Faux Woven Knit Cowl

Craft & Design Yarncraft


Don’t let the polar vortex get you down! Stay snug and cozy in the face of gusting winds and dropping temperatures with this faux woven knit cowl video and tutorial from my pal Heidi at Hands Occupied!

I knitted up a version of this cowl in dijon mustard yellow for my husband for Christmas this year, and he loves it so much! A Chicago train commuter, he’s been walking face first through the polar vortex and claims his cowl is nearly impenetrable by wind.

Ready to get started on some snow day knitting? Head on over to Hands Occupied to see the full how-to.


Haley Pierson-Cox from Red-Handled Scissors is a maker of crafts, a lover of cats, an avid swearing enthusiast, a cross-stitch book author, and a general purveyor of quirk. She's also sometimes an irritable cartoon named Tiny Cranky Haley.

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