Mesh Leaf Cowl by Shannon Squire

Mesh Leaf Cowl

February 2013
Lace ?
28 stitches = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
550 yards (503 m)
Lace-weight and Fingering-weight versions available.
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This is one of my very favorite handknits ever. Every lace-weight yarn I see calls out to become one. I need one in every color, because right now I plan outfits around my Mesh Leaf Cowl - no joke. It’s easy, intuitive, comfortable, soft, and beautiful.

Fingering-weight version
Yarn - 400 yards fingering-weight yarn. Not pictured.
Gauge - 26 sts = 4”/10 cm in stockinette stitch.
Needles - US #4/3.5mm (or size to get gauge) straight or circular.

Both versions
Notions - Tapestry needle, stitch markers.
Skill level - Advanced beginner (lace, grafting).
Size/Finished measurements - One size fits most. 68” around, 12” tall.