Janie by Meg Roke


October 2013
Aran (8 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in double seed st
US 9 - 5.5 mm
85 - 115 yards (78 - 105 m)
child (adult)
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Lately, my daughter has been sneaking into my handknits basket and trying on a number of my cowls. She looked so cute that I had to make one just for her. This cowl is worked flat in a cozy textured stitch pattern. Any little girl would love a chance to pick out her favorite colored yarn and a few adorable buttons for her very own cowl. I know Emma sure did!

Finished Measurements
6 (7)” 15 (17.5) cm approx. length
20 (23)” 50 (57.5) cm approx. circumference when buttoned
To fit child (adult)
Sample pictured is the child size.

Osprey by Quince & Co. (100% American wool; 170 yds 155 m/ 100 g); 1 skein in Sorbet or approx 85 (115) yds

Straight or circular needle(s) in size US 9 5.5 mm
Or size needed to obtain correct gauge

2 (3) buttons, 1-1.25” 2.5-3 cm
Tapestry needle

14 stitches and 20 rows = 4 “ 10 cm in double seed st pattern on US 9 needles

Note: Be sure to knit a gauge swatch first and block it as you would your finished item. Osprey really grows with wet blocking (my blocking method of choice).