Crown Point Cowl by Cynthia Lash
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Crown Point Cowl

Knitting
February 2015
Aran (8 wpi) ?
16 stitches = 4 inches
US 9 - 5.5 mm
5.0 mm (H)
415 yards (379 m)
One Size
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This pattern was originally published as Littlelamb and Ewe’s contribution to the 2015 Rose City Yarn Crawl, March 5 – 8, 2015 in Portland, Oregon.

Each shop’s pattern(s) will be available free with purchase at that shop during the Rose City Yarn Crawl.

After the Crawl, all patterns will also be available for download individually or as part of our 2015 eBook: Postcards from Portland: 2015 Rose City Yarn Crawl Pattern Collection.

Vista House is perched on Crown Point on the old Columbia River Gorge Highway east of Portland. It was dedicated in 1918 as a rest stop observatory for travelers and as a memorial tribute to the Oregon Pioneers that made their way down the Columbia River. http://vistahouse.com. The cowl which can be worn around the neck or over the head as a hood is constructed using a provisional cast on to knit a band of rib stitches resembling steps, then joined in the round and stitches are picked up along the edge to knit the body of cowl in an eight panel repeat to reflect the eight sides of the Vista House which is the inspiration for this pattern.

Yarn:
Schulana Donegal Tweed, (95% Wool, 5% Cashmere, 50g/95m/104yards/ball), 4 balls. Colorway shown is #4.

Finished Size:
24” circumference of body, 34” circumference of lower ribbed band, 22” length

Needles:
US 9 (5.5mm) 24” Circular Needle

Notions:
Size H crochet hook and smooth waste yarn for provisional cast on.
Darning needle to weave in ends
Stitch marker

Skill Level:
Intermediate