Edora Cowl by Yoko Johnston

Edora Cowl

May 2016
Lace ?
18 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in charted pattern with 2 strands held tog, blocked
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1312 yards (1200 m)
Size 16" wide at widest point and 49" circumference, relaxed after blocking
This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

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Edora Cowl by Yoko Johnston in knitscene handmade 2016

An unexpected and unusual shape make the Edora Cowl a star accessory. Whether single or double looped, this cowl gracefully falls around the face without bunching at the back of the neck. The openwork and bobble fringe showcase decadent Road to China Lace.

Size 16” wide at widest point and 49” circumference, relaxed after blocking

Yarn The Fibre Company Road to China Lace (65% baby alpaca, 15% silk, 10% cashmere, 10% camel; 656 yd 600 m/100 g):
grey pearl, 2 skeins
Yarn distributed by Kelbourne Woolens

Gauge 18 sts and 20 rows = 4” in charted patt with two strands held tog, blocked


Size 7 (4.5 mm) needles
Size G/7 (4.5 mm) crochet hook
Stitch holder
Waste yarn for provisional CO
Tapestry needle

See knittingdaily.com/glossary for terms you don’t know.


This cowl is worked back and forth in rows, then the ends are grafted together. Work with two strands of yarn held together throughout.