Laura by Jennifer Dassau


June 2009
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in K1P1 rib
US 9 - 5.5 mm
130 - 150 yards (119 - 137 m)
One size; 18" circumference and 8" length
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A close fitting cowl with alternating cables, Laura is worked seamlessly in ribbing from bottom edge to top. The clean, sculptural lines of the ribbed cables complement every style, and careful finishing makes the cowl completely reversible.

Techniques & Skills Used: cable CO, knit/purl, cables, knitting in the round; the cable is both written and charted.

Size: 18” circumference and 8” height.

Yarn: Malabrigo Yarn Merino Worsted (100% merino wool, 210 yards/100g); 1 skein, shown in Uva. The sample as written used 130 yards.

Other Materials: US 9 (5.5mm) 16” circular needle, or size to match gauge; Cable needle; Stitch markers (8, one different color); Yarn needle.

Gauge: 21 st and 28 rows/4” in unstretched K1P1 Rib, after blocking.