#09 Oversized Cowl by Holli Yeoh

#09 Oversized Cowl

July 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in over rickrack ribbing, gently blocked and slightly stretched
US 10 - 6.0 mm
675 yards (617 m)
12.5" width and 60" circumference
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If there’s one piece that belongs in every wardrobe - especially a knitter’s - it’s the oversized cowl. Iconic in true red, Yeoh’s is knit flat in a sumptuously textured rickrack-ribbing pattern and joined with a unique three needle bind-off technique. Curled reverse stockinette stitch edging bordering the two edges looks like I-cord but is much easier to achieve. Erin, a soft, matte Columbia wool from Imperial Yarn, refines the look while offering light-weight warmth.

Colorways used are #352 heart red