Goonies Never Say Die Cowl by TanisKnits | Released in 1985 and directed by Richard Donner, based on a story by Steven Spielberg and screenplay by Chris Columbus, this film is set in Astoria, Oregon. in 2017 it was added to the National Film Registry for being “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant.” Living in the “Goon Docks,” a group of kids are about to lose their homes to foreclosure to make way for a country club. They find a treasure map from 1632 in an attic from the fabled pirate, One-Eyed Willy, leading them on the adventure of a lifetime. While on this adventure they’re chased by a family of criminals trying to get to the treasure before they do, and in the end save the day with a handful of the treasure, letting the rest sail off into the sunset.
Gauge: 23 sts & 26 rounds/4” (10 cm) in stranded colorwork pattern on larger needles, blocked
Finished Measurements: 12.5” (32 cm) High x 28” (71 cm) circumference, blocked
Materials Used: A Whimsical Wood Yarn Co. Glitter Paw DK (3.5 oz/100 g ea approx. 231 yds/211 m, 75% superwash merino, 20% nylon, 5% stellina) in Goonies Never Say Die (MC, brown, 200 yards used), and These Are the Rejects (CC, gold, 200 yds used)
- US 4 (3.5 mm) 24” Circular Knitting Needles
- US 6 (4 mm) 24” Circular Knitting Needles
Pattern Includes: Written Instructions & Charts
Skill Level: Intermediate