Krendel by Katya Wilsher


Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stithc
US 8 - 5.0 mm
180 yards (165 m)
one size
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Cosy and pretty, with swirly lace stitch, Krendel is a quick project in Aran weight yarn.
Cowl is wider on the bottom than on the top with decreases incorporated in lace stitch. It is knit on the round from bottom up.

’Krendel’ is a sweet Russian pretzel.

Level Intermediate.

Finished measurements
Approx. 25”/63.5 cm in circumference at the bottom and 17 ¾”/45 cm in circumference at the top, 11”/28 cm high after blocking.

Approx. 180 yds/265 m of Aran weight yarn.
Cowl is shown in ColourMart 9/15NM Shiny Cotton (45% cotton, 20% viscose, 15% merino, 15% angora and 5% cashmere, 270 yds/247 m in 150g): Crudo.

Size 8 (5 mm) circular 16”/40 cm needles.

Stitch marker, tapestry needle.

• 18 sts and 24 rows in 4”/10 cm in Stockinette stitch and Lace stitch;
• Gauge is not critical for this project. Keep in mind that if gauge is different, amount of yarn required and finished measurements of the cowl will be different.