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Botanical Cowl

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Product Description

This cowl uses an airy double-eyelet pattern that gives it plenty of drape and visual depth. Ribbing at the top and bottom of the cowl prevent curling. Instructions are written for either a single and double loop size. A good single-skein project to feature something special in your stash.

Skill Level
Easy

Finished Measurements
About 6.5 inches by 22 (44) inches

Yarn
1 skein Sweatermaker Yarns Lucy 100% silk 270 yds (247 m)/100g per skein (The shawl shown used the entire skein).

Gauge
22 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches/10cm in stockinette (stocking) stitch, blocked. Gauge is not essential for this project.

Needles
4.0mm (US 6) circular needles, 24″ long

Other Supplies
blunt yarn needle, 2 stitch markers

Construction Notes
Botanical is worked in the round. Because this is essentially a short knitted tube with a little bit of ribbing at the top and bottom, yarn choice and blocking are essential to get a nice drape. Choose a yarn with some drape to it, and thoroughly wet block the finished cowl.


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Additional Information

Stitches over 4 inches/10cm

22

Rows over 4 inches/10cm

33

Needles

4.0mm (US 6)

Yarn Weight

Sport

Skills required

basic knit/purl combinations, basic lace stitches, lace blocking