Evergreen Cowl Pattern
The Evergreen Cowl Pattern is an intermediate knitting pattern, featuring an all over cable of entwined diamonds and rope cables with some diamonds having a textured garter pattern inside.
I used a DK weight yarn, the greeny/yellow samples are knitted with Stylecraft Highland Heathers in the Gorse colour and used approx 64g of a 100g ball for the taller cowl.
I used some James C Brett Aria DK in a blue/lilac colour for the shorter cowl and that used only 34g of a 50g ball of yarn. It is a pretty colour with tiny sequins which peer out from the cable pattern and glint in the sun.
|Size 1: |
18-22 inch: Lanas Stop York Merino 200 yds, or similar dk or 150-180yds for short cowl.
|Size 2: |
22-26 inch: Lanas Stop York Merino 340 yds, or similar dk or 180-200yds for short cowl.
|Size 3: |
26-30 inch: Lanas Stop York Merino 380 yds, or similar dk or 200-250yds for short cowl.
Needles & Notions:
Ribbing needles – suggested sizes
Body of Cowl needles – suggested sizes
|Tapesty Needle for weaving in ends.||Cable needle|
|Lightly Stretched Ribbing: |
20sts x 32 rows = 4in/10cm sq
32 sts x 32 rows = 4in/10cm sq
Stocking stich using smaller needles
20sts x 28 rows = = 4 x 4in/10 x 10cm
|Body of Cowl using larger needles in cable pattern unstretched.|
16sts x 27 rows = 2.5in x 4in/6.5cm x 10cm
Stocking stitch using larger needles
18sts x 24rows = 4 x 4in/10 x 10cm