5678 Cowl by Lindsay Lewchuk

5678 Cowl

Knitting
December 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
210 - 264 yards (192 - 241 m)
20”/ 51cm circumference by 10.5”/ 26.5cm tall. One size, but easily customizable.
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Five sections, six stitch cables, US 7 and US 8 knitting needles combine to make one Great Dane approved dance happy cowl! Need I say more?

The tech edited easy level pattern is fully written.

Size:
20”/ 51cm circumference by 10.5”/ 26.5cm tall. One size, but easily customizable.

Materials:
2 skeins MC  ein CC Pakucho Organic Cotton Worsted
      Shown in undyed natural vegan colors - Forest Green (MC), Natural (CC).
      Single skein info: 100% organic cotton; 88 yds/ 80m per 50g/ 1.76oz
US 7/ 4.5mm circular needles
US 8/ 5mm circular needles
Cable needle
1 Stitch Marker
Yarn needle

Gauge:
20 sts and 28 rows over 4”/ 10cm in Stockinette stitch using smaller needles. Note: exact gauge is not critical to this design. Gauge variations may impact final size and yardage requirements.

Special Notes:
Easy to customize! Here are a few ideas to get you started:

  • Make each cable a different color

  • Use a stark contrasting background main color

  • Pop one cable with a wow color

  • Keep the cables a constant color and knit each of the St st colors in a different color

  • Double your cast on to make a long single loop 40”/ 101.5cm cowl with 10 cables. Requires additional yarn

  • Triple your cast on to make it a long and loopy 60”/ 152.5cm cowl with 15 cables. Requires additional yarn