Knitting Pattern: Alpine Cowl

Knitting Pattern: Alpine Cowl


Designed by Angela Westover

Gansey-style knitting has always been a treat for me. The simple mix of purls and knits creating patterns of peaks and valleys, echo the majestic mountain terrain in a light cowl perfect for crisp autumn days.

Sizes Included in Pattern: One Size Fits Most Adults

*** In purchasing this product you will receive a PDF pattern from which you can create your new Alpine Cowl. This is not the finished item.***



Advanced Beginner

Techniques To Indulge In

Working in the Rouch, Gansey-Style Knitting, Following Chart Instructions

Finished Measurements (inches/cm)

21” in circumference x 6” tall (53.30 cm x 15.25 cm)

Gauge in Pattern

28 stitches and 21 rows = 4”/10cm


200 yards of DK Weight, 12 WPI

Suggested Yarn: Cascade Yarns Llamerino (50% Baby Llama, 50% Merino Wool), 100g, 291yds
Color: 06 - Charcoal


US Size 8 (5 mm) circular needles or DPNS, or size needed to obtain gauge


Tapestry Needle, Scissors, Stitch Markers

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Photographer: Jeananne Atthowe | Model: Paula Atthowe