Keeled Cowl by Katherine Vaughan

Keeled Cowl

December 2014
Rowan RYC Extra Fine Merino DK
DK (11 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 31 rows = 4 inches
in [k2tog, yo] pattern stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
130 - 140 yards (119 - 128 m)
17in circumference by 7.5in tall [43cm by 19cm]
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This simple cowl blends two of my favorite things in knitting - simple lace and simple cables - and ends up with a nifty shape that reminds me of ships’ keels. The points help the cowl fit nicely into the neck of a coat - leaving room for your chin and shoulders while giving a little length at the ears.

Tech edited by Stephannie Tallent. Photography by Vivan Aubrey.