Katsura Twists Cowl by Sarah Lehto

Katsura Twists Cowl

Knitting
September 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 21 rows = 4 inches
in Katsura Twists
US 8 - 5.0 mm
250 yards (229 m)
One Size, with detailed notes on knitting the cowl at any gauge/width
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Cables and lace always make a stellar combo, and when knit in a soft, squishy yarn, the stitches really pop. I hand dyed a couple skeins of KP Felici Bare in a tonal green for this cowl, but I think if would look fab in a solid color. The pattern is fully written and charted.

Difficulty
Intermediate; pattern requires long tail cast on, working in the round, k, p, yo, s2kpo, cables and binding off purlwise

Materials
Yarn
Worsted: Knit Picks Bare Felici Worsted (75% superwash merino, 25% superwash merino; 218y/199m per 100g skein); 2 skeins hand dyed

Needles
5mm/US 8 24-inch/61cm circular needle
These are suggested needle sizes only. You may needle to go up or down to match gauge.

Notions
1-9 stitch markers
Yarn needle
Rust proof pins for blocking

Gauge
20 sts/21 rounds = 4 inches square in Katsura Twist pattern

Finished Measurements
Approximately 26” circumference/14.5” height from top scallop tip to bottom scallop tip, after wet blocking