Dorchester Cowl by Meg Roke

Dorchester Cowl

Knitting
November 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch in colorwork
US 7 - 4.5 mm
225 - 320 yards (206 - 293 m)
9½ (13)” [24 (33) cm] approx length 25½; (27)” [65 (68.5) cm] approx circumference
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Pick two gorgeous rich complimentary like Winterfell and Golden Compass (from Dragonfly Fibers) and you simply cannot go wrong when knitting up the Dorchester Cowl. This two-color generous cowl is worked in the round with an I-cord cast on and bind off. Worked in squishy worsted weight yarn, it will knit up in no time at all.

Finished Measurements
9½ (13)” 24 (33) cm approx length
25½ (27)” 65 (68.5) cm approx circumference
shown in larger size

Materials
Valkyrie from Dragonfly Fibers (100% merino wool) 200 yards(183 m)/ 114 g (4.02 oz) per skein: 
1 skein each in Winterfell (MC)and Golden Compass (CC)
Or X (200) yards for MC and X (120) yards for CC of worsted weight yarn
US 7 (4.5 mm) 24” circular needles (or size required to obtain gauge)
US 6 (4 mm) 24” circular needles (or one to two sizes smaller than main needles)
Stitch markers
Scissors
Tapestry needle

Gauge
20 stitches and 22 rows to 4 inches (10 cm), in stockinette stitch colorwork pattern on US 7 (4.5 mm) needles