Geodesic Cowl by Emily O'Brien
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Geodesic Cowl

Knitting
August 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
335 - 775 yards (306 - 709 m)
short and long
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Inspired by my favorite ride at my favorite theme park, this cowl should remind you of a certain giant geodesic sphere in central Florida. This pattern is made up of modularly knit isosceles triangles. Keep yourself warm with the power of geometry!

Sizes:
short (long)

Finished Dimensions
13”x6.5” (23”x11.5”)
33 cm x 16.5 cm (58.5 cm x 29 cm)
when lying flat

Yarn:
DK 335 yds (775 yds)

Yarn used in photos is Malabrigo Arroyo in Indicieta for the short and Mrs. Crosby Hat Box in Squid Ink, Greystone, and Crème Fraiche for the long.

Needles:
US 5 DPNs/3.5mm DPNS or same size for Magic Loop
US 5 16” circular needle (37” circular needle)

Notions:
Darning Needle for weaving in ends
Stitch Markers if you are using Magic Loop

Gauge:
22 sts/4” garter stitch
Triangle Module sides should be 3” long

You don’t need to be exactly on gauge, as long as you are making a fabric you like and your triangles hold their shape nicely, your gauge is good.

Finishing
Because this is knit modularly and you do have to cut the yarn between each triangle module, there are a lot of ends to weave in. The ends are also used to make the triangle points more neat and tidy.