Dorian Cowl by Kyle Kunnecke

Dorian Cowl

September 2016
Aran (8 wpi) ?
19.5 stitches and 23.5 rows = 4 inches
in chart pattern with larger needles, blocked
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
4.0 mm (G)
400 yards (366 m)
23 (46)" (58.5 [117] cm) circumference and 9½ " (24 cm) wide.
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The Dorian cowl honors urban public transit maps by interpreting them
as a series of traveling stitches and cables. Gently spun wool yarn adds
to Dorian’s insulating properties, and the large chart keeps the project
interesting. Of course, the provisional cast-on takes a little extra time, but I believe the I-cord edging is quite worth the effort. But what do I love most about cowls? They are perfect for keeping the neck warm, and there’s no chance they might get caught in a car door or fly away with a brisk breeze.

Knitting Knowledge
This project is worked in the round and requires:
• Knitting with circular and double-pointed needles
• Casting on
• Reading charts
• Knitting and purling
• Working with a cable needle
• I-cord bind-off
• Finishing

Cowl shown measures 23” (58.5 cm).