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Oregon Trail Cowl

from Shannon Squire Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Oregon Trail Cowl
Oregon Trail Cowl
Oregon Trail Cowl
Oregon Trail Cowl
Oregon Trail Cowl

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • lace techniques
  • buttonholes

Pattern Description:

Take a meandering walk in the woods wearing this gorgeous cowl and you won't mind a wee nip in the air. Spend some time digging through your button stash (you know you have one!) and add another level of "wow" to this cowl.


22 stitches = 4"/10 cm in garter stitch OR stockinette stitch, after blocking.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • One size fits most. Circumference when buttoned: 22"/56 cm. Height: 9"/23 cm. Measured after blocking.


  • Approximately 225 yards/206 meters sport-weight yarn.
  • US #5/3.75mm (or size to get gauge) for working flat.

You Will Also Need:

  • tapestry needle
  • Five 3⁄4" buttons

Suggested yarn:

225 yards of Sport weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Blue Moon Fiber Arts Yaksi


Navy or Mossay
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Women, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized
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About the designer

I'm a rabid knitter, mother of two and all around crafty chica in Portland, Oregon. You can find me online at and

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