Simple cowl with beautiful details in the stitch pattern. Knit in dk weight yarn in the round. The details of the stitches would be beautiful in a neutral, marled, speckled or variegated yarn.


This is a great pattern for practice in decreases and increases.  Fully written instructions are provided along with charts.


Designed for dk weight yarn. Uses 210-220 yd / 192-201 m.


A: knit in YOTH Yarns Neighbor (100% Domestic Merino & Rambouillet wool blend, 200 yd / 183 m) in Mustard.

B: knit in YOTH Yarns Little Brother (80% Superwash Merino, 10% Cashmere, 10% Nylon, 435 yd / 398 m) in Guava and Oyster, held together.


18 sts x 33 rows = 4” / 10 cm using stitch pattern in the round, blocked 
Note: Gauge is not crucial for this project but will have an impact on your final size and yardage required.


US 6 / 4.0 mm circular needle, 24” / 60 cm


stitch marker, tapestry needle


Finished Dimensions 
10.5” tall x 14” wide x 28” circumference / 
26.5 cm tall x 35.5 cm wide x 71 cm circumference 
Note: this may vary slightly based on the type of yarn used


Difficulty level: 


knitting in round, knit, purl, k2tog, ssk, m1r, m1l


This pattern has been professionally tech edited and tested. 
Thank you to my amazing test knitters - be sure to check out their beautiful projects!



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Cheval Cowl PDF Pattern

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