Pembry by Dana Gervais


February 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
4.5 stitches and 8 rows = 1 inch
in Reverse Stockinette
US 8 - 5.0 mm
183 - 200 yards (167 - 183 m)
Circumference measures 34 inches/ 86 centimetres and width is 10 inches/ 25 centimetres after blocking, un-stretched. The cowl strethches to a circumference of 44 inches/ 111 centimetres
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Dress it up or dress it down, Pembry is a light, airy, versatile wrap that looks great worn as a cowl, a hood, or over the shoulders with a sleeveless dress on a cool evening. Pembry also looks great over a tank top with a pair of jeans.

This wrap uses one skein of fingering weight yarn and is worked on large needles using dropped stitches to create an open, airy, reversible fabric with an elegant drape.

MESASUREMENTS: 34 inches/ 86 centimetres in circumference and 10 inches/ 25 centimetres wide, measured after blocking, unstretched
Stretches to a circumference of 44 inches/ 111 centimetres

Pembry is reversible and is knit in the round, making it a quick knit with no purl stitches.


  • Stitch marker
  • Row counter
  • Tapestry needle

GAUGE: 4.5 stitches and 8 rows per 1 inch/ 2.5 centimetres in reverse stockinette stitch, measured flat, after blocking

Obtaining the given gauge is not crucial for a successful project but will affect the finished measurements and the amount of yarn used


  • Knit
  • Working in the round

Thank you to AshwiniJ for tech editing this pattern