Sashiko Stitch Cowl by Sadie Cuming

Sashiko Stitch Cowl

July 2020
both are used in this pattern
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
547 - 591 yards (500 - 540 m)
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The Sashiko Stitch Cowl is a gorgeous combination of textures using simple lace eyelets and flowers with a contrasting silky stripe reminiscent of Sashiko stitching - a style of embroidery popular in Japan.


  • 3.25mm interchangeable circular needles (for knitting in the round)
  • 2.75mm needles for cast on and bind off
  • darning needle for sewing in ends
  • stitch markers
  • Green Tea Yarns Rooibos, 50g colour silver cloud
  • Green Tea Yarns Assam, 100g colour indigo

Yarn kits are available at Green Tea Yarns