Tartan Cowl by Caryl Pierre
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Tartan Cowl

October 2011
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in plaid pattern (blocked)
US 8 - 5.0 mm
one size
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If you have questions, please feel free to ask in the Caryl Style group.

The pattern is both written and charted.

Stitches of note in the pattern: slipped stitch colorwork for body and p1 elongated (full instructions provided)

Skill Level: Low Intermediate/Adventurous Beginner

Cowl Dimensions: 22.5” circumference and 9” in length from base to top

Gauge: 16 sts and 34 rows = 4 inches in plaid pattern (blocked)


  • Size 8 (5mm) circular needle (16” cable for in the round or at least 40” cable for magic loop or double pointed needles) or size to obtain gauge
  • Stitch marker (optional)
  • Tapestry needle

Yarn: Worsted weight – approx. 150 yards of Color A and approx. 100 yards of color B.
Used in photos:
Color A (red) – MadelineTosh Vintage (Colorway: Tart)
Color B (gold) – MadelineTosh Vintage (Colorway: Glazed Pecan)