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Sanquhar is a town in Scotland, noted for its distinctive two-color knitting. I have knitted Sanquhar socks and gloves in the past, and thought a cowl would be a perfect “sampler” project to showcase many different motifs. I charted most of these motifs from looking at old photographs of Sanquhar knitting, and may have made a minor change to traditional motifs here or there. All of the “main” patterns are based on 11 by 11 stitch squares. I alternate “all-over” background patterns in between each main pattern motif.

This project is designed as a cowl, starting with a provisional cast-on and knit in the round so you can graft the beginning stitches to the end stitches to make a perfect tube. You could also make a scarf, binding off each end separately.

Size
13.5” deep, 83” circumference. You can easily make this half the circumference for a smaller cowl. To adjust the depth you will need to do some simple math because different charts have different repeat

Language
English
Brand
Independent Designer
Designer
WendyKnits
Craft
Knitting
Format
Downloadable PDF
Skill Level
Intermediate
 

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