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Dive into brioche knitting with this drawstring cowl!

New to this stitch? Learn the basics and more with a few simple increases. Knit in the round, with both a top and bottom brim. A spe-shell i-cord drawstring adds the finishing touch to this cozy accessory.


HiKoo® Simplicity (MC)
#048 - Hillcreek Gold
55% Merino Superwash, 28% Acrylic,
17% Nylon
117 yards/50-gram hank (3 hanks)


HiKoo® CoBaSi DK Tonal (CC)
#984 - COTY Fabulous Flamingo
55% Cotton, 16% Viscose from Bamboo,
8% Silk, 21% Elastic Nylon
140 yards/50-gram hank (2 hanks)


skacel by addi® Rocket² (squared)
3.75mm (approx. US 5) 24” circular needle,
plus an extra needle of equal or lesser gauge
(for double brims)


18 sts & 20 rows = 4” (10cm) in brioche stitch


Top circumference - 30” (76cm)
(smaller when drawstring tightened)
Bottom circumference - 46” (117cm)
Height – 12” (30.5cm)


I’d love to see your cowl!

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