Jane Cowl - Little Loop by Deb Hoss

Jane Cowl - Little Loop

December 2012
DK (11 wpi) ?
22.5 stitches and 32.9 rows = 4 inches
in flame chevron lace stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
195 yards (178 m)
one size - 10 by 19 inch loop

My Jane Cowl Little Loop is a soft pop of lacy color that encircles the neck cozily. Wear it for warmth or as a stylish accessory. Its minimal yardage allows for inexpensive usage of luxurious yarn – oh happy splurge!

10 by 19 inch loop after blocking

Shown in Baby Alpaca DK by Shibui Knits (100% baby alpaca dk; 255 yds (233m) per 100g skein); color – Green Tea; 1 skein, or for comparable yarn, approximately 195 yards.

Needles and notions, etc.
1 – 16 inch circular needle in size US #6/4mm, or size to obtain gauge
Stitch markers for indicating lace repeats
Yarn needle
T-pins for blocking
Blocking wires for best results – optional

21 sts and 28 rows to 4 inches in stockinette stitch
22.5 sts and 32.9 rnds to 4 inches in Flame Chevron lace stitch after blocking

Level of Difficulty: Advanced Beginner

Techniques: knit, purl, Long-tail cast on, working in the round, garter stitch, k2tog, yo, and ssk.