Royal Cowl

from Leah Michelle Designs

Royal Cowl Pattern


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Knitting: Royal Cowl
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Women, Men, Girls, Boys, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round
  • cabling with a cable needle
  • increasing, decreasing
  • stitches used: k, k2tog tbl, kfb, C4B, C4F.

Pattern Description:

This snug fitting cowl is made warm and cozy with a dense textured fabric made up of simple cable stitches. It is worked in a beautifully soft merino, cashmere, and silk blend, making it soft and gentle against the skin. The i-cord edges give it structure and formality. Instructions are included for the i-cord cast on and i-cord bind off. A photo tutorial is included for grafting the i-cord ends. This is a quick knit - a treat for oneself or the perfect gift for someone else.


22 sts and 34 rnds = 4" (10 cm) in stitch pattern worked in the rnd after blocking.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • one size


  • Madelinetosh Pashmina Worsted (75% merino wool, 15% silk, 10% cashmere; 210 yd [192 m]/3.17 oz [90 g]). 1 skein.
  • US size 7 [4.5 mm] 16" [40 cm] circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge.

You Will Also Need:

  • cable needle
  • tapestry needle
  • marker
  • 2 pieces of smooth scrap yarn or 2 small stitch holders

Suggested yarn:

210 yards of Worsted weight

About Designer

About Designer

Leah Michelle on

Michelle Krause is a northern Canadian designer specializing in knitted accessories ? scarves, cowls, shawls, hats, socks, and mittens. She enjoys designing with lace, cables, and texture. She works with all weights of yarn and focuses on designing one (or sometimes two) skein projects that are perfect for hand-dyed and/or luxury yarns. Leah Michelle Designs are uncomplicated, with clean lines ...

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