Blackcomb Cowl by Holli Yeoh
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Blackcomb Cowl

Knitting
November 2016
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
13.5 stitches and 12 rows = 4 inches
in double garter st, blocked.
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
720 yards (658 m)
58" (147 cm) in circumference and 14" (35.5 cm) tall.

This luscious, oversized cowl is deeply textured, thanks to springy double garter stitch. It’s constructed by first working a rectangle with long rows, then picking up stitches along one selvedge edge. The rest of the cowl is worked perpendicular to the original rows. Wear it draped once around the shoulders as a voluminous wrap or doubled as a cozy neck warmer.

FINISHED SIZE
58” (147 cm) in circumference and 14” (35.5 cm) tall.

YARN
Chunky weight (#5 Bulky).
Shown here: Miss Babs K2 (100% merino wool; 240 yd 219 m/7¼ oz 204 g): Blackwatch, 3 skeins.

NEEDLES
Size U.S. 10½ (7 mm): straight.
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

GAUGE
13½ sts and 12 rows = 4” (10 cm) in double garter st, blocked.