Cushing Cowl by Mary Jane Mucklestone

Cushing Cowl

by Mary Jane Mucklestone
Knitting
February 2020
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 21.5 rows = 4 inches
in Fair Isle pattern
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
225 - 275 yards (206 - 251 m)
one size
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A youthful cowl comprised of diagonal lines inspired by the angled knitting of Maine fiber artist Katharine Cobey. Zigzags zip up and down the piece and invert to form concentric diamonds. Contrasting colors make lines pop and fade and cause the lines to shimmer.

Finished Measurements Circumference 22¾ inches 58 cm, 10¾

Note: All measurements are given after blocking.

Yarn Version 1
Quince & Co Lark 100% American Wool; 134 yd 123m / 50g

MC Pea Coat (navy), 2 skeins
CC1 Audouin (oatmeal), 1skein
CC2 Egret (white), 1 skein

Yarn Version 2
Quince & Co Lark, 100% American Wool, 134yd 123m / 50g
MC River (blue), 2 skeins

Spincycle Dream State, 100% superwashed American Wool, 150 yards 137m/70g
CC Salty Dog, (variegated yellow) 1 skein

Estimated Worsted Weight Yarn Amounts
Version 1 MC 165yd 150m CC1 60yd 55m CC2 30yd 28m
Version 2 MC 165yd 150m CC 90yd 83m

Needles: 16in 40 cm or circular needles in size US8 5mm.

Gauge: 21 x 21½ = 4in 10cm in stranded colorwork pattern, after blocking.