Mocárabe Cowl by Miriam L. Felton

Mocárabe Cowl

Knitting
February 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch after blocking
US 6 - 4.0 mm
400 - 450 yards (366 - 411 m)
30 inches (76.25 cm) circumference, 10 inches (25.5 cm) tall, after blocking.
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The beautiful tracery of honeycomb cables are accented by patches of eyelets in this gorgeous cowl. Turning the background of a traditional motif into negative space gives this cowl a wonderful juxtaposition of structure and drape.

Yarn: Approx 450 yds light worsted weight yarn. Shown in Mrs Crosby Carpet Bag (80% Superwash Merino Wool/20% Silk; Approx. 240 yards/100gm), 2 skeins ‘Sunset Regatta’.

Gauge: 22 sts and 48 rows = 4” in Garter st, after blocking. 32 sts and 34 rnds = 4” in Cable pattern, after blocking.

Finished size: 30 inches (76.25 cm) circumference, 10 inches (25.5 cm) tall, after blocking.

Needles: 4 mm (US 6) 24 inch (60 cm) circular neelde, or size needed to obtain gauge.

Notions: 4 stitch markers, plus a fth that looks different for the beginning of the round, cable needle if desired, tapestry needle for weaving in ends.

Stitches Used: knit, purl, yo, double yo, k2tog, kfb, k3tog, sssk, c2over2right, c2over2left.