Happy Jack Cowl by Laura Reinbach

Happy Jack Cowl

May 2016
Aran (8 wpi) ?
22.5 stitches and 23.5 rows = 4 inches
in drop st cable pattern
US 7 - 4.5 mm
400 yards (366 m)
Size 48" circumference and 7½ " wide
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Happy Jack Cowl by Laura Reinbach in knitscene handmade 2016

Size 48” circumference and 7½ “ wide

Yarn SweetGeorgia Yarns Superwash Worsted (100% superwash merino wool; 200 yd 182 m/115 g):
turmeric, 2 skeins

Gauge 22½ sts and 23½ rows = 4” in Drop St Cable patt


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

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


This cowl is worked back and forth in rows, then the ends are grafted together in pattern.

Knowing how to cable without a cable needle will really speed up the process of knitting this cowl. Here’s a tutorial to help you learn this great skill.