Akimbo Cowl by Lavish Craft

Akimbo Cowl

July 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
1 repeat = 2 inches
in 1 rep Akimbo pattern
US 4 - 3.5 mm
218 - 240 yards (199 - 219 m)
One Size - Easily Adjustable
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Akimbo Cowl

Written and Charted Pattern using American English terms - glossary provided.

US and Metric measurements.

Basic lace skills.

Blocking required.

Worked bottom up in the round.

Pretty, light and airy. A perfect project for that small amount of decadent yarn in your stash.

Visually engaging interlocking lace. Different aspects of the stitch come into focus depending on lighting conditions.

Very adaptable to yarn/needle combo size variations.


US 4 (3.5 mm) Circular Needles, 16 – 20” (40 – 50 cm) Long
About 218 yds (200 m) Fingering Weight Yarn
~ Sample used all of 2 Balls Laines Du Nord Baby Milk in #7 Lavender
Row Counter
Tapestry Needle
T-pins and Blocking Surface


Sample Measurements = 9 x 22” (23 x 56 cm)


Gauge not critical but will affect size and yardage.
Sample gauge after blocking
1 rep Akimbo pattern in round (20 sts by 8 rnds) =
2 x 1” (5 x 2.5 cm)