Obsession Cowl by Annamária Ötvös

Obsession Cowl

December 2014
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 17 rows = 4 inches
in Basketweave Stitch Pattern
US 11 - 8.0 mm
425 yards (389 m)
70 cm / 27¾” circumference, 40 cm / 15¾” height
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Obsession Cowl is knit in an easy to memorize basketweave stitch pattern which creates a beautiful textured fabric. The cowl is worked flat in rows, the ends can be joined with 3-needle bind off technique or with Kitchener Stitch.

20 sts and 17 rows = 10x10 cm/4”x4” in Basketweave Stitch Pattern knit flat after blocking
(Base gauge: 12 sts and 19 rows = 10x10 cm/4”x4” in Stockinette Stitch knit flat after blocking)
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Finished Measurements
70 cm / 27¾” circumference, 40 cm / 15¾” height.

Approximately 390 m/425 y

Sample made with Malabrigo Yarn Mecha (100% merino, 119 m/130 y per skein) in colourway Polar Morn.

· 80 cm/32” circular needle or 40 cm/16” circular needle in size 8.0 mm/ US 11 (or size to obtain gauge)
· Spare circular needle in any size for the 3-needle bind off or Kitchener stitch

· waste yarn for the provisional cast on
· cable needle (optional)

Skill level: Intermediate
Necessary skills: Casting on provisionally, using cable needle, working 3-needle bind off or Kitchener Stitch.