Cowichan Knitter

Cowichan Knitters and Salish Weavers xx cowichan salish sweater knitting colourwork history

Emily Sawyer-Smith, pictured here in 2009, is a respected knitter of Cowichan sweaters. The sweater was recognized by the federal government on March 22, 2012.

Emily Sawyer-Smith, pictured here in is a respected knitter of Cowichan sweaters. The sweater was recognized by the federal government on March

Anna Dianich of Tolt Yarn and Wool in a genuine Cowichan sweater.  Photo copyright Kathy Cadigan 2013.

Like the zip front & pockets on this one from AndreaKnits: Cowichan Valley Retreat

Vintage Cowichan Sweater, probably 1970's, 00% Handspun Wool from British Columbia

Vintage Cowichan Sweater Truly Authentic Cowichan Indian Sweater Handspun Wool from British Columbia

Learn all about the history of Cowichan sweaters (and score some free patterns) in this post by @iamvickiehowell

Cowichan sweaters, known for their traditional motifs and knit with bulky wool, originated from the Canadian tribe (of the same name) of the Vancouver.

Cowichan Sweater - Oh Canada! Pattern

Shop for cowichan sweater patterns on Etsy, the place to express your creativity through the buying and selling of handmade and vintage goods.

Cowichan by Bigbrothervintage on Etsy – waves + leafy vine

Authentic Wool Cowichan by Hudson Bay. Available at BigBrotherVintage

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Famed Cowichan Bay sweaters (knit by indigenous folks near Vancouver Island) canada knitting indian woman

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