12 Hats/12 Cowls

Since I decided last year’s 52 hats was more than enough, I am scaling back to 24 items in this category. The thought has been kicking around in my head and I finally decided to get some ideas down. I will try to balance a hat and cowl each month, we will see how it goes. These lists are by no means set in stone, just a selection of patterns I have in my library or plan to obtain.


  1. Snowflakes Tam
  2. A Fetching Ladies Beret
  3. Sweet Pumpkin
  4. Midnattsol June 
  5. Pumpkin Pie-July
  6. Chain Started January-Finished February 
  7. Winter’s Fern January 
  8. Calorimetry
  9. Pacers Beanie March
  10. Snowflakes and Hearts
  11. Downy  January
  12. Cables Love Pom Poms January
  13. A Simple Twist of Fate

January Finishes
Winter’s Fern                                            Downy                            Cables Love Pom Poms

February-Chain                               March-Barley                                    June-Midnattsol


  1. Starshower deux July
  2. Kell
  3. Escarpment Cowl
  4. Soft Shoulder Cowl
  5. Willow Cowl May
  6. Starshower February
  7. No Harm, No Cowl January 
  8. Smoke Ring
  9. Why Wait
  10. Maenporth March-April 
  11. Standing Stones
  12. Zuzu’s Petals

Jan-No Harm No Cowl                           Feb-Starshower                       March-Maenporth

May-Willow Cowl

22 thoughts on “12 Hats/12 Cowls

    • chrisknits says:

      I decided there were too many cowls in my queue to ignore them any longer! Hoping I like the others more than the one I am working on now! It’s my color choice I think I dislike, not the pattern. > >

  1. jatshaw says:

    that is quite a list! Thanks for including the pattern links. May I suggest one other cowl? It’s the Hillview Road cowl….a fun knit, pretty stitch and free on Rav. Happy New Year!

  2. rl2b2017 says:

    Hi Chris! I couldn’t get your link to work on the red/white table runner – just FYI. It might be the network here at work though. This looks like a very doable list for the week. Go Chris go – keep that ball rolling. Happy Tuesday. ~smile~ Roseanne

  3. Rebecca Grace says:

    Oh my — I feel like I need to go on Xanax after reading your list!! 😉 But you are cranking away, and the projects that feed your soul are blessings rather than burdens. I hope you find the time to do them all, and enjoy every stinking minute of it!

    • chrisknits says:

      LOL! Yes, I have rather bitten off more than I can chew, but hopefully parceled into each month they are less of a bite? Now, go lie down and rest. Bwahahahahaha!!!! > >

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