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Nina Machlin Dayton has been knitting, designing and teaching for over 35 years. Her first professional job was as a hand knitter for couturier designer Joan Vass in the early 1980s and she never ...

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Kilimt Cowl

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

Pattern Description:

This Cowl, the partner to the Klimt Hat, is inspired by the intense colors and designs of the paintings of Gustav Klimt.

This cowl, in 4 lengths/sizes uses 2 different color work techniques, all explained in the pattern - 2 color knitted braid and mosaic color work - a surprisingly easy technique where only one color is worked at a time.

Pattern contains chart and written instructions.

Yarn yardage listed above should be divided equally between 2 colors.


26 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches in colorwork pattern

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Small (20" circumference), Medium (23" circumference), Large (26" circumference), and Extra Large (40" circumference)


  • 200 (240, 360, 560) yards of DK weight yarn
  • US 5/3.75mm circular needles with a 16 inch cable for sizes Small and Medium, or a 24" cable for sizes Large and Extra Large

You Will Also Need:

  • tapestry needle
  • stitch marker