Western Auto Cowl

A thick & cozy, color blocked cowl with slipped stitch texture. Construction is top-down beginning in the same manner as a triangular shawl. Cowl is worked flat until the neck opening reaches ~22”, then joined and knit in the round to the bottom of the cowl.

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Purchase both the Western Auto Cowl and Western Auto Shawl patterns and receive a $2 discount! No code needed and purchases do not have to be made at the same time, the discount will be automatically applied any time the second pattern in the set is purchased.


one size


Neck Opening: 22”
Hem Opening: 46”
Center Front: 21”
Center Back: 7”


YARN: 360 yards (330 m) of worsted or aran weight yarn divided as follows: C1 - 150 yds (138 m), C2 - 100 yds (92 m), C3 -120 yds (110 m). Sample shown in Malabrigo Twist (100% Merino; 150 yards / 100 grams) in Zinc (C1), Terron (C2), and Sealing Wax (C3)

NEEDLES: 24” circular needle in US 9 (5.5 mm) OR size required to obtain gauge.

NOTIONS: stitch marker, darning needle for weaving in ends.


18 sts & 33 rows = 4” in Slipped Stitch Pattern (provided)