Diamond Cowl by Kathi Snodgrass

Diamond Cowl

December 2016
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 10 - 6.0 mm
109 - 218 yards (100 - 199 m)
Two sizes
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A timeless design of raised diamonds makes this a cowl for both men and women. Using Debbie Bliss Lhasa, a cashmere blend, and size 10 needles, this cowl knits up quickly. One skein makes a simple cowl or use two for a deeper cylinder.

Skill Level:
Beginning. Knit and purl in the round.

Approximately 218 yards 200 meters Aran weight yarn for tall or 109 yards 100 meters Aran weight yarn for short cowl.

Cover sample shown using: 2 skeins Debbie Bliss Lhasa (50% Cashmere, Goat, 50% Yak; 109 yards 100 meters per 50 g) in Teal.

US 10 6 mm 16 or 24 inch circular.
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge.

15 stitches by 28 Rnds = 4” 10 cm in stockinette stitch after blocking. The pattern uses almost all of one or two skeins; variation from gauge may affect yardage.

24 in 58.5 cm circumference. Height: 11 in 28 cm for tall or 5 ½ in 14 cm for short cowl. Circumference may be adjusted by casting on additional stitches in multiples of 8.

In the Round.