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Coracle Cowl

Easy eyelet basketweave cowl

A stylish cowl with a beautiful crisp finish that adds the perfect finishing touch to any look. Repetitive, yet engaging, you’ll enjoy watching this project grow and grow!

The coracle cowl is currently exclusive to the Knitworthy 7 collection

Learn more about the collection

Construction and inspiration


Skills for knitting this project

Build your skills by following the links to our clear step-by-step tutorials.

  • knitting, purling
  • casting on
  • seaming
  • ssk decreases
  • k2tog decreases
  • kfb or pfb increases
  • make one increases
  • tubular bind off


27 sts and 26 rows = 4” / 10cm in basket weave stitch


One size Width at top edge/ circumference at top approx: 25” / 62.5 cm Depth at centre front approx: 24” / 60cm



Sport or light DK weight yarn.
450 yds / 410m

Cream version
West Yorkshire Spinners Fleece BFL (100% Blue Faced Leicester, 246 yds / 225m, 100g) in Ecru.

Blue version
Essence of Autumn Prairie Sport/DK (100% Superwash merino, 256 yds / 234m, 4oz / 115g) in Slate

Needles and notions

US 6 / 4mm 24” / 60cm or longer circular needle

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