This cowl evokes the soft, rolling landscape of the Scottish Highlands. This part of Scotland has never ending beauty. The squishy cable design and i-cord detail make this cowl a perfect accessory to keep you cozy during your days out exploring.


Three Irish Girls Springvale Worsted (100% Merino Wool, 205yds/187m) in Moher. Used 2 skeins or 300yds/275m.


US 8 / 5.0 mm 24” / 60 cm circular needle


Finished Dimensions
9” H x 21” circumference (23 cm x 53 cm), after blocking. There is a little flare-out at the bind-off edge and you may see the width grow to 13” (33 cm).


In the round, I-cord, kitchener, cabling, knitting and purling.

There are tutorials noted in the pattern for the I-cord techiniques. Along with instructions for adjusting the size.


Difficulty Level

Adventurous Beginner to Intermediate


Thank you to Melissa Metzbower for tech editing. And to all of my lovely test knitters for sharing their time and talents.


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Highlands PDF Pattern

  • In purchasing this product you will receive a .pdf pattern for the pictured item so that you may knit them up yourself, not the actual finished item.