De Morgan Cowl

  • Featuring stranded colourwork, knitted in the round with a picot edging, this cowl is inspired by the Persianware ceramics of William De Morgan, which are characterised by the use of turquoise and blue. 
    The design incorporates one of his most popular flower motifs.


    The Border Mill Alpaca Tweed (Light aran / worsted weight) 
    100% British alpaca  c. 190 m (208 yd) per 100g skein
    Colourway 1 (light grey background)
    1 skein Really Rose Grey (A)
    1 skein Anatolia (B)
    Colourway 2 (light turquoise background)
    1 skein Lichen (A)
    1 skein Sapphire (B)
    Colourway 3 (bright green background)
    1 skein Spring Green (A)
    1 skein Sapphire (B)


    5 mm / US 8 circular needle 40 cm /16” long
    4.5 mm / US 7 circular needle 40 cm /16” long 
    5 stitch markers, tapestry needle for finishing, stainless steel pins for blocking


    22 sts and 25 rounds to 10 cm / 4”



    Length 26.5 cm / 10.5”
    Circumference 67 cm / 27”



    The pattern uses stranded colourwork, requiring the anchoring of long yarn floats at the back of the work.