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I am a life long knitter, starting when about 10 years old. I've left the art at times, but returned in earnest about 13 years ago - with the birth of my first and only grandchild. I have a small ...

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Appalachian Cowl

from Nancy Totten's Craftsy Store
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Appalachian Cowl
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Appalachian Cowl Stitch pattern
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Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit
  • Purl
  • Yarn Over
  • SSK

Pattern Description:

I fell in love with this vintage stitch pattern from Weldon's Practical Knitter when I saw it in used book store. It is called Knitted Design for Counterpane, but the written directions had a few errors. After much work I was able to make the corrections, charted the pattern and wrote new directions. I love it and plan to use it for more accessories. See the Appalachian Infinity Scarf in my Craftsy store.


Not critical - but smaller or larger yarn and needles will change yardage and finished measurements. Approx 5.5 sts and 8.5 rows per inch in pattern stitches

Suggested yarn:

235 yards of DK weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Berroco Weekend DK


Pebble - Beige