Red Cliff Cowl by Allison O'Mahony

Red Cliff Cowl

May 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Red Cliff colourwork pattern
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
290 yards (265 m)
One size (adult)
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The Red Cliff cowl is as lightweight as it is warm. The stranded colourwork pattern creates a dense fabric that blocks out the wind, while the use of fingering weight yarn prevents it from being bulky.

One size

Finished Dimensions
60 cm/24” circumference, 23.5 cm/9.25” height

Fingering weight yarn* in the following approximate

C1 (red): 190 metres/208 yards

C2 (grey): 75 metres/83 yards

*Shown in Tukuwool Fingering (100% Wool; 195 m/213 yd
per 50 g/1.76 oz skein) in colours C1: Hohka (H20) and C2:
Auri (03).

One 60 cm/24” circular needle, size 3.75 mm/US 5 (or
size needed to obtain gauge in Red Cliff colourwork
One 60 cm/24” circular needle, size 3.25 mm/US 3 (or
two sizes smaller than needed for gauge)

30 stitches & 32 rounds = 10 cm/4” in Red Cliff
colourwork pattern, after light wet blocking, on larger

1 stitch marker, tapestry needle


When working the Red Cliff chart, all stitches are knit
using the colours denoted in the chart. The colourwork
pattern is worked all the way around the circumference
of the cowl.

Red Cliff colourwork pattern is charted only.

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