Easy and Gorgeous Alpaca Cowl by Dori Mondon-Freeman

Easy and Gorgeous Alpaca Cowl

Knitting
December 2016
Sport (12 wpi) ?
stockinette
US 10 - 6.0 mm
220 - 400 yards (201 - 366 m)
Adult
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This pattern is available for free.

Use any super-soft luxury sport yarn - cashmere, camel, alpaca, etc (I used a local alpaca farmโ€™s handspun) for softness and drape.

As is usual with my quickies/freebies, I didnโ€™t gauge. If you knit really loose, go down a needle size or two, and if you are a tight knitter, you should still be fine. Itโ€™s a loose cowl and the fabric is warm but thinner because of the sport weight.

Additional photos coming soon - it was a gift for my mother for the holidays (and she hates selfies!) and is RIDICULOUSLY simple, using larger needles for speed and drape - cast on, knit for a while, cast off - the only reason I am posting it here at all is that the use of larger needles, the pull of a longer tube of fabric combined with the โ€œrollโ€ of stockinette on the edges all stylize into a beautiful accessory.