Patons® Pirouette™ Cowl (Knit)

Knit this stylish cowl using Patons® Pirouette™, a sophisticated ruffle yarn with a 'chenille' effect that finishes the edge.

Orchid Shimmer

Skill Level:  Easy


  • Patons® Pirouette™ (100 ga./3.5 oz.; 22m/24 yds.) Yarn – Night Sky (1 Ball) or Orchid Shimmer (1 Ball)
  • Knitting Needles, Size 4.5mm (U.S. 7) or Size Needed to Obtain Tension
  • Smooth Worsted Weight Yarn – Coordinating Colour of Choice
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Approx = Approximately
K = Knit
Rep = Repeat
Rem = Remaining
St(s) = Stitch(es)


Cast on 10 sts, working needle into every second space. Knit every row (garter st), working into top edge of yarn in every second space until cowl measures approx 18" [45.5cm]. (Leaving approx 65" [165 cm] to cast off.)

Cast off: Working into every second space, K1. *Slip just worked st back onto left-hand needle. Knit the same st. Knit next st. Pass first st over last st. Rep from * to end of row. 1 st rem. Fasten off.

With worsted yarn, sew cast on and cast off edges together.


MEASUREMENTS: Approximately 8" [20.5cm] wide x 18" [45.5cm] around (unstretched).

TENSION: Needle size and tension are variable due to the special technique required to knit with ruffle yarn.