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Knitted Braids with Tanis Gray

Knitted Braids with Tanis Gray



All About the Braids

Looking to add some dimension to your knitting? Do knitted braids intrigue you? We’ll learn how to work 2-color Latvian (sometimes called the Baltic Braid) and 2-color Estonian braids while knitting up a textured cowl! We’ll also cover finishing techniques, and a brief history of these braids. 


  • 2 Hanks aran (250 yards each color for shorter cowl version) or heavy worsted weight (400 yards each color for longer version) in contrasting shades
  • Size US 8 (5mm) 24” circular knitting needle
  • Stitch markers
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Copy of Heirloom Braid Cowl pattern:


  • With MC, cast on 120 sts, join into round being careful not to twist. Place marker for beginning of round.
  • Knit 1 round.
  • Purl 1 round