Newly updated! A quick-to-knit cowl featuring gansey motifs with a simple garter stitch border.
Difficulty: Advanced beginnner/ intermediate.
Finished Size Approx 26 ½ in [67.5cm] circumference and 7 ¼ in [18.5cm] high.
Yarn Approximately 180 yds [165m] bulky weight yarn. Shown in Brooklyn Tweed Quarry (100% Targhee-Columbia wool, 200 yds 183m/ 3.5 oz 100g): moonstone.
Gauge 14.5 sts/28 rnds = 4 in [10cm] in Gansey Chart patt on larger needles.
Needles US #7 (4.5mm) and #8 (5mm) 24” [60cm] circular or double-pointed needles.
- pattern chart
- instructions for one cowl size
- measurements are given in both in and cm
Materials you need at home:
- chunky weight yarn
- 4.5mm (US #7) and 5mm (US #8) circular needle
- tapestry needle
I am a knitwear designer living in the beautiful Piedmont region of North Carolina. As a former environmental engineer and local food and fiber enthusiast, I am passionate about sustainabilty and slow fashion. I create modern, wearable designs for knitters featuring natural and sustainable fibers. You can follow my work at bullockozkandesigns.com and on Instagram @bullockozkandesigns.