Luna Moth Knit Cowl by Vanessa Ewing

Luna Moth Knit Cowl

August 2022
DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in colorwork on larger needle after blocking
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
462 yards (422 m)
One Size: Circumference: 30” (76 cm) Length: 9 ½” (24 cm)
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Luna moths signify new beginnings as they represent a continuing quest for truth and knowledge, the gift of intuition, psychic perception and heightened awareness. This charted cowl is worked in the round using a Luna Moth and Moonflower chart to evoke new beginnings and see the light during the darkness

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Circumference: 30” (76 cm)
Length: 9 ½” (24 cm)

231—yards (211 m) EACH in dk weight yarn in Colors A and B
We used Cape May Fiber Dk Merino (231 yards/100 Gram, 100% Superwash Merino)
A: Ocean Floor (Dark Teal and Purple with Bits of Burnt Orange and Black speckles)
B: Luna Moth (minty green)


  • US Size 7 (4.5mm) and 8 (5mm) 24” (61 cm) circular knitting needle
  • 4 stitch markers
  • tapestry needle
  • scissors

21 sts, 26 rounds = 4” (10 cm) in COLORWORK in the round with larger needle after blocking.
21 sts, 30 rounds = 4” (10 cm) in 2x2 Rib worked in the round on smaller needle after blocking.
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.