Cabled Christmas Cowls by Mary C. Gildersleeve

Cabled Christmas Cowls

December 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 10 - 6.0 mm
100 yards (91 m)
4 different cowls: Cat: 27" x 7"; Diana: 28" x 6.5"; Teri: 28" x 8"; Tess: 19" x 6"
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Christmas gift-knitting can be really stressful with too long a list and too short time. This is your go-to pattern!

Here I have designed 4 different cables … all using the same yarn and needles … but two are knitted flat and two are knitted in the round. The finished sizes are all different too … but ALL highlight fun cables to keep your knitting-interest and use less than 200 yards of worsted weight yarn.

Cat’s Cowl - sample shown in Pomegranate - is worked flat and then seamed, using a 2-over-4 cable with a garter self-finished edge..

Diana’s Cowl - sample shown in Cream - is worked in the round and combines a classic cable with 2x2 ribbing.

Teri’s cowl - sample shown in Spruce - is worked falt and then seams, highlights a lattice cable panel set off by self-finishing garter edges.

Tess’s cowl - sample shown in Cream - is worked in the round and incorporates garter diamonds surrounded by a cable that twists and turns, creating a tone-on-tone argyle-like pattern.

Directions are both charted and written for this versatile design.