Harmonia's Rings Cowl by Sivia Harding

Harmonia's Rings Cowl

December 2008
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Cowl Pattern
US 8 - 5.0 mm
350 - 500 yards (320 - 457 m)
one size
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This pattern is available in native KnitCompanion format here.

This cowl, which uses Cat Bordhi’s Moebius cast on to achieve its mysterious spiral shape, is worked from the center out in a self-pleating stitch pattern that adds to the warmth and coziness of this graceful garment.
The cowl can be stretched over most of the head for extra warmth and protection against the elements.
Pattern includes instructions for beaded picot bind off, and a chart for the cowl stitch pattern.

Note on needle lengths: You will need a long circular needle for the Moebius portion of the pattern.. 47” is recommended. You will also need a 24” or 32” long circular needle for the in-the-round portion.

Cat Bordhi has graciously provided instructions for doing the Moebius cast on on Youtube. Enjoy!

Variation: A longer version of Harmonia’s Rings can be done this way: In the pattern under Yoke Shaping, instead of Rounds 25-26, substitute the following:

Round 25: (K14, M1K, repeat from ( 12 times, k4 - 184 sts
Rounds 26-36: Work rounds 2-12 of Cowl Pattern
Round 37: Knit
Round 38: Purl
Bind off in knit.