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Hannah Yarn & the Climb and Swirl Cowl

Hannah yarn is one of two yarns from Lana Vida. A luxurious blend of fine merino, baby alpaca, and cashmere, Hannah is soft against your skin and toasty warm.

some of the Hannah yarn colors
Hannah yarn in crimson, hunter, cobalt, and cocoa

Hannah is available in a palette of bright and wearable colors, several of which are good for women and men (click here to see them all!). Crimson is a classic red that will brighten any chilly day. Cobalt, hunter, and cocoa are updated versions of navy, green, and brown that will easily fit into your winter wardrobe.

more colors of Hannah yarn
Hannah yarn in turquoise, cobalt, charcoal, and magenta

For some real pop, try turquoise or magenta! Or, get in on the continuing popularity of gray with the beautiful charcoal.

Hannah Cowl
Climb and Swirl Cowl

With the cooler weather and the holidays fast approaching, Hannah inspired us to create a cowl that we could knit up fast for ourselves and as gifts. The Climb and Swirl Cowl uses 1 skein of Hannah yarn and makes a knock-out accessory that’s soft, warm, and very stylish.

Hannah Cowl
Climb and Swirl Cowl, close up

Here’s how you can knit yours!


one size, approx 13.5 inches tall, and 20 inches in circumference.

1 skein Lana Vida Hannah Yarn, shown in turquoise
16-inch circular size 8 needle or size to achieve gauge

3.75 sts per inch in pattern in the round, although gauge is not critical for this project

CO 75 sts. Join in the round, being careful not to twist.

K2, p2 until piece measures almost 13 inches. BO in pattern. Weave in ends.

For this pattern, it’s better not to mark the beg of the round. Just repeat the stitch pattern until you’re ready to bind off.



52 thoughts on “Hannah Yarn & the Climb and Swirl Cowl

  1. States size is 20″ circumference. Will this stretch over head?

  2. Yes, Judy, it will!

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