Button Up Honey Cowl by Brownie Knits

Button Up Honey Cowl

Knitting
October 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
5 stitches and 7.5 rows = 1 inch
in Stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
350 - 400 yards (320 - 366 m)
23-inch circumference and 8-inch depth
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The Button Up Honey Cowl is the perfect accessory to keep your neck cozy! Knitted in the round, the cowl features a honeycomb pattern in the main body of the neck and a Stockinette stitch panel to display some decorative buttons. The pattern provides instructions for both fingering weight and DK weight yarn and works great for men and women. You never use more than one color in a round, so the knitting is fun and fast! Grab two coordinating yarns, some buttons, and your needles and settle in for a little knitting.

Yardage: 200 yards/183 meters of DK or 250 yards/229 meters fingering weight yarn for the main color and 100 yards/92 meters of DK or fingering weight yarn for the contrasting color

3 to 5 buttons in any size

Gauge: DK weight version: 5 sts / 7.5 rounds over St st = 1 inch Fingering weight version: 6.5 / 10.5 rounds over St st = 1 inch

Needles:
DK weight version: US 6 (4mm) or US 7 (4.5mm) 16- or 20-inch circular
Fingering weight version: US 3 (3.25mm) or 4 (3.5mm) 16- or 20-inch circular or size needed to get gauge

Note: This cowl is designed to be loose fitting on the neck. If you prefer a snug fit to the neck, adjust your needle size down one size.