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Riverside Cowl


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A striking design with undulating curves, swirls and foliage framed by a crisp, border. Alpaca makes it deliciously warm and soft; the solid-colored lining gives the alpaca just the right amount of body for a functional fit with soft, flattering drape. As always, all knitters are welcomed to contact the designer with any questions. Happy knitting! BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY basic knowledge of circular fair isle knitting and chart reading required GAUGE 28 stitches and 31 rows = 4" / 10cm in stranded stockinette stitch SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Finished measurements: circumference = 211/4" / 54 cm; height = 61/4"/ 16 cm. Reversible to a solid-colored lining. SUGGESTED YARN 145 yards of Sport weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Dale of Norway Royal Alpakka COLORWAY Any 3 shades your heart desires

Recommended with this pattern

  • A total of four 50g balls of Dale of Norway Royal Alpakka 100% alpaca wool yarn: Sample colors = 2 balls in lavender blue 5236, 1 ball in off-white 0010 and 1 ball in cobalt navy 5563.
  • This yarn is available through the designer's website.
  • US #2 / 2.75 for main portion, US #1 / 2.50 for lining, US #0 / 2.00 for trim.

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Mary Ann Stephens Knits
Mary Ann Stephens Knits
Hi! I'm Mary Ann Stephens, owner of, an online yarn shop specializing in Norwegian and Fair Isle knitting. I do a fair amount of designing and teaching. As I've gotten older, I've had to face the truth: I love to knit, live to knit, have to knit...but I cannot stand to knit with only one color!! My knitting blog is Two Strands ( and you can find me on Ravelry as "twostrands". Feel free to email me at: mas AT kidsknits DOT com. Thanks for visiting and happy knitting! xoxoxoxo, Mary Ann