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Stephannie is the author of The Wild West Collection , California Revival Knits , and Hitch: Patterns Inspired by the Films of Alfred Hitchcock.She also teaches Aran Lace Knitting in the Aran Lace ...

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Nemophila Cowl

from Sunset Cat Designs by Stephannie Tallent
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Nemophila Cowl
Nemophila Cowl
Nemophila Cowl
Nemophila Cowl
Nemophila Cowl

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round, lace, 1/1 cable crosses; picking up stitches, provisional cast on and grafting if edging is worked directions for omitting the edging and substituting a garter stitch border are included (no need for knowing provisional cast on, grafting, or picking up stitches)

Pattern Description:

This loose, lacy cowl, with a pretty circular stitch pattern formed by working a combination of lace stitches and 1/1 crosses, is perfect for spring.

It's named after a California wildflower, Nemophila menziesii, or Baby Blue Eyes.

Stitch patterns are both charted and written out.


Edging per repeat
2in / 5cm max width
11/2in / 4cm tall

Main body per repeat
13/4 in / 4.5cm wide
11/2in / 4cm tall

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Circumference: 33in / 84cm Height: 101/4in / 26cm


  • US3 / 3.25 mm 16in circular needles, or size required to obtain gauge

You Will Also Need:

  • (1) stitch marker waste yarn or extra circular needle for provisional cast-on for edging yarn needle waste yarn or stitch holder for edging

Suggested yarn:

320 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:



Vintage Pewter (Craftsy exclusive)