Forestry Cowl by Erendis of Numenor

Forestry Cowl

April 2019
Sport (12 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 45 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
328 - 383 yards (300 - 350 m)
one size
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Forestry is a close-to-neck cowl with an all-over cable pattern. The slight funnel shape is achieved by changing needle size during knitting. Inspired by spruce forests and foresters working in challenging conditions.

The sample was made with Merino Melange by GGH. For a similar result, the yarn can be substituted with other 4-plied sport weight merino yarn. 300-350 m (330-380 yards) needed.

Needles and Notions:

  • 40cm(16”) circular needle size needed to obtain gauge
  • 40cm(16”) circular needle of above gauge size
  • 40cm(16”) circular needle of an above size of the previous
  • cable needle (if needed, featured cables can be easily worked without)
  • darning needle

The sample was made with sizes 3, 3.5 and 4 mm (US 2.5, 4 and 6)

Required skills:

  • working in the round
  • increase and decrease stitches
  • cables (without a cable needle)
  • following charted pattern