Cable Crush Cowl by Caryl Pierre

Cable Crush Cowl

August 2009
Aran (8 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
150 - 175 yards (137 - 160 m)
one size
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This pattern combines two of my knitting loves: cables and cowls. Note that when casting on this cowl, it may seem quite large; however, the cables will pull in the cowl for a cozy fit, what Cookie A refers to as the ‘cable suckage factor’.

Level: Intermediate/Experienced


  • Size 4.5mm (US 7) circular or double pointed needles or size to obtain gauge; please note that I am a loose knitter so it might be useful to go up to size 5mm (US 8).
  • Cable needle
  • Stitch markers
  • Tapestry needle

Yarn: 1 skein Malabrigo Merino Worsted (approx. 210 yards /100g skein) or any other worsted weight yarn (modeled in Sapphire Green)

This pattern is both written and charted.