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home » issue 3 » Patterns » Aspen Neck Cowl

Aspen Neck Cowl

by Andrea Tung

Photography: Molly Crealock

Hat and Neck Cowl

There's no reason not to be both warm AND stylish. Keep toasty in this ski resort inspired neck cowl.

The Aspen Neck Cowl can be worn draped around the neck or pulled up as a hoodie. So very perfect for avoiding hat hair or for wearing with scoop neck tops.

This design works best in alpaca because of the yarn's ability to drape beautifully.


Skills needed to execute this pattern:



Women's, one size



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Fable Handknits is the home of this lovely, incredibly soft alpaca yarn.

About the author: Andrea Tung learned to knit in high school, but never advanced beyond knitting in a straight line. After completing university and working in the fashion industry, she realized her love for the craft was much more fulfilling. Today she is the founder of Fable Handknit. Her aim for Fable is to apply her knowledge of fashion to create knitting yarns and patterns for the fashion-conscious knitting consumer. Need more Andrea? Visit her blog.

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