Girlfriend Cowls by Churchmouse Yarns and Teas
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Girlfriend Cowls

Knitting
November 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches = 4 inches
in tweed stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
170 yards (155 m)
Tweed-stitch version: 21"/53cm circumference x up to 91⁄2"/24cm deep. Stockinette-stitch version: 21"/53cm circumference x up to 11"/28cm deep.
This pattern is available for free.

With Two Stitch Pattern Options

With an evening or two and a yummy DK-weight yarn, you’re on your way to a quick and easy cowl that makes a great gift for a girlfriend (or yourself!). Try easy tweed stitch or even easier stockinette. What’s your fancy?

FINISHED SIZE
Tweed-stitch version: 21”/54cm circumference x up to 9½“/24cm deep.
Stockinette-stitch version: 21”/54cm circumference x up to 11”/28cm deep.

YARN
2 skeins Schachenmayr Mariette (85 yds/78m each). Shown in minty aqua color 8172 Sage.

Our website also has samples and images in Blue Sky Fibers Alpaca Silk, Metalico and Berroco Folio.

NEEDLES & NOTIONS
US 7 (4.5mm) 16”/40cm circular needle, or size to obtain gauge. Darning needle to finish.
Tweed-stitch version only: US 6 (4mm) 16”/40cm circular needle, or one size smaller than gauge needle.

GAUGE
Tweed-stitch version: 21 sts/approx. 37 rounds = 4”/10cm, after blocking.
Stockinette-stitch version: 18 sts/approx. 26 rounds = 4”/10cm, after blocking.