Mindfulness by Janelle Martin


June 2010
Sport (12 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in lace pattern, after blocking
US 6 - 4.0 mm
140 yards (128 m)
20”/50.8 cm circumference by 8”/20.32 cm high
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This summer weight cowl, worked in the round, is worked in linen/cotton/viscose to create a flattering piece that’s perfect for warm weather and transitional wear. Rows 6 – 9 feature lace knitting every row, so working in the round eliminates the need to work lace on wrong side rows.

140 yards of Sport weight, plant fibre yarn with a gauge of 6 sts/inch; preferably one with some linen content.

Shown In:
Classic Elite Yarns Firefly, 155 yds/50g, 1 skein (colour 7755 Corsica)

Other Possible Yarns:
Classic Elite Cotton Bam Boo, Classic Elite Allegoro, Lana Grossa Giava, Hemp for Knitting Hempton Medium, Elann Linen Twist, Elann Camila, Richmore Kinuasa, Lana Grossa Lino

4.00 mm or US #6, 16” (40 cm) long (or size required to obtain gauge)

This pattern is written to be worked in the round on a short circular needle therefore, every row of the chart should be read from right to left.

Pattern includes both charts and written instructions.

Skills Required:

  • Stretchy cast-on and cast-off
  • Knitting in the round
  • Charts
  • Lace stitches
  • Blocking

Hard (paper) copies of this pattern may be available from your local yarn shop. Please contact them for more details.