Inside Outside Cowl


See notes below for details about the Inside Outside Cowl pattern, and take a peek at our Inside Outside Cowl Kit for easy one-stop shopping for your project!

From the Churchmouse website:

“Totally seamless, utterly reversible.” With some very simple knitting—and a little fussy finishing—you'll have a double layer cowl that's totally seamless, utterly reversible, and very versatile. We've also included a bonus pattern for a totally tubular headband that you can knot, or not.


Small cowl: Approx. 24"/61cm around x 5½"/14cm deep, after grafting or seaming.
Large cowl: Approx. 28"/71cm around x 9"/23cm deep, after grafting or seaming.
Headband: Approx. 4"/10cm wide x 17"/43 cm around, after knotting and grafting, before stretching.

Small cowl: Approx. 229 yds/210m of lace-weight mohair.
Large cowl: Approx. 460 yds/420m of lace-weight mohair.
Headband: Approx. 150 yds/137m of lace-weight mohair.

Cowls: US 2⁄3 (3mm) 16 (24)" circular needle, or size to obtain gauge.
Headband: US 2⁄3 (3mm) double-point needles, or size to obtain gauge.
All pieces: Another needle or set of needles (same size or smaller), for grafting.
US D-E (3.25-3.5mm) crochet hook for provisional cast-on.

Approx. 24 sts/38 rounds = 4"/10cm in stockinette stitch in the round, blocked.