|Mountain Lace Infinity Scarf|
Over the course of designing a handful of cowls, I've compiled a list of suggested lengths and widths that seemed to work well for me, my girls and those who tested the patterns for me. This isn't set in stone but more of a guideline with ideas of how each size will fit.
I made my Ribbon Candy Infinity Cowl with my older sister in mind (modeled here by my friend Ashlee from Ash & Co). I love the stripes that the stitch pattern gives and thought it would be perfect for her. When I took my little girl to get photos of the Ribbon Candy Scarf, it was a really cold day and I had that cowl in my bag. I pulled it on her to keep her warm. Same size cowl, 2 different looks for different sizes - and I LOVE it!
There are so many options and styles to choose from with scarves and cowls! How do you know what size to make?
This is my basic guideline that I use when designing cowls and making them for friends and family. This is just meant as a starting point for you to work from. You can obviously adjust what you are working to your own desired size. Do you like long, thin cowls? Do you like them closer to your neck and taller? Did you ever think about using your cowl as a wrap for a child?
Hopefully this will help take a little guess work out of it for you.
If you love having a variety of cowls to wear throughout the winter season, be sure to check out my other cowl crochet patterns!