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Genevieve Cowl

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Genevieve Cowl
Genevieve Cowl
Genevieve Cowl
Genevieve Cowl
Genevieve Cowl

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cables
  • knit
  • purl
  • yarn over
  • drop stitch

Pattern Description:

Genevieve is a super fast fun cowl that is more than just a cabled cowl.

The dropped stitches just before bind off add a unique look to the pretty cables. This unique feature takes a beautiful cabled cowl and take is a step further. Add a couple of fun buttons and you have a quick gift that is sure to please.

This cowl can be knit in any type of yarn . You may need to add or decrease stitches when altering yarn.

To determine the number of stitches needed knit a swatch of 10 stitches with the yarn chosen and measure the width. The scarf should be at least 17 inches wide. Multiply the number of stitches by the measurement until you reach at least 17 inches. For example if your swatch measures 2 inches. You will need 90 stitches plus 2 to equal the measurements because the stitch repeat needs 10 stitches.

K- knit
YoYarn over
DS -Drop stitch and pull stitch through to bottom of piece creating a hole.
C4 over 4 left -sl4 to CN, hold in front. k4, k4 from CN
C4 over 4 left 2 purl -Sl4 onto cable hook hold in front, knit 3 then purl 1 then purl 1 and knit 3 from cable hook

Materials Needed:
1 ball of Cascade Yarns 220 Tweed, Color 7619, 90% Peruvian Highland Wool, 10% Donegal Tweed, 100gr (3.5oz), 220 yards 200 meters
US 7 - 4.5 mm straight needles
Cable hook
2 buttons
Tapestry Needle


  • cable hook
  • us #7 (4.5mm) straight needles
  • 2 buttons
  • 1 ball of Cascade Yarns - 220 Tweed
  • tapestry needle

Suggested yarn:

220 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:



black tweed