The Kallisto Snood Knitting Pattern

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This chunky snood is a quick and easy knit, perfect for beginners.

The winter snood is knitted using a repeated pattern and will keep you warm during the colder months, as it is knit with chunky yarn.

snood patternIt is very versatile, as it can be worn up to cover your head when it is really cold or snowing, or worn down to keep your neck warm.

The cowl pattern is easy to follow, knitting in the round on circular needles.

This easy knitting pattern is great for any beginners who are learning how to knit, as it is a great project for learning the basic knitting stitches.

brown snood

The cowl size can also be adapted if you want to make it smaller or larger, just measure the circumference of the recipients neck/shoulders and adjust the number of stitches you cast on.

If you would like to make more knitted items for women, please take a look at the other patterns in the women’s knitting pattern library.

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snood knitting pattern

Snood Knitting Pattern

Materials >

10 mm (US 15) 24″ Circular Knitting Needles

Chunky yarn – I used Delfino Tweed Country in shade 335 from a local yarn store here in Corfu, Greece. You could substitute this with any yarn that is for size 10mm needles (US 15).

Darning Needle / Scissors

Tape Measure

*Please note – a great yarn substitute would be Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick and Quick.


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Snood Pattern

Cast on 101 stitches.

Row 1 – Purl

Row 2 – Knit

Row 3 – Knit

Row 4 – Knit

Row 5 – Purl

Repeat rows *2-5* to form the pattern

Continue until the piece measures 18″

Cast off  – Knitwise.

Abbreviations >

Approx = Approximately

Beg = Begin(ning)

Cont = Continue(ing)

K = Knit

K2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together

P – Purl

M1 = Make 1 stitch

Rem = Remaining

Rep = Repeat

Rnd(s) = Round(s)

SKPO – Slip one, knit one

St(s) = Stitch(es)

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