Esquina Cowl by Lisa R. Myers

Esquina Cowl

August 2013
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in Eyelet Pattern
US 6 - 4.0 mm
445 yards (407 m)
Circumference 32” Depth 8”
This pattern is available for free.

This cowl is a playful exercise in mitering to make the most of a space-dyed yarn: the increasing number of stitches keeps the colors in the yarn moving along the row to avoid any striping or “stacking”. A simple eyelet texture stitch draws attention to the change in knitting direction.

Circumference 32”
Depth 8”

Manos del Uruguay ALEGRIA (75% superwash merino wool, 25% polyamide; approx 100 g/445 yds), 1 sk. Shown in #A6729 Tannat

US 6/4mm ndls: 24” circular, or size to obtain gauge.
2 stitch markers
Spare needle for 3-needle bind-off

20 stitches and 44 rows = 4” in Eyelet Pattern