Meila Cowl by Valerie Hobbs

Meila Cowl

April 2021
Sport (12 wpi) ?
23 stitches = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
350 yards (320 m)
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This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

To celebrate more than 10 wonderful years of designing and with heartfelt thanks to my many customers, please enjoy this pattern as my gift to you.

This light, lacy cowl is the perfect piece for early spring. With its uncomplicated lace pattern and its soothing intervals of stockinette and garter stitch, this is a good project for both the beginner and experienced knitter.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: 22¼“ circumference x 16” high.

YARN: 350 yds sportweight or heavy fingering weight wool or wool blend.
Shown in Crave Yarn “Caravan” (70% SW Fine Merino, 10% Camel, 10% Cashmere, 10% Mulberry Silk; 354 yds /100 g) - Nuance.

NEEDLES: U.S. size 6 (4mm) 16” circular needle.
Adjust needle size as needed to obtain correct gauge.

OTHER: Stitch marker, tapestry needle.

GAUGE: 23 sts = 4” in stockinette.

SKILL LEVEL: Advanced beginner. Techniques include long tail cast on, knitting in the round, decreases, and yarnovers.

PATTERN: 2 page pdf with written instructions.