Opulent Cowl by Carolyn Kern

Opulent Cowl

Knitting
May 2015
Sport (12 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 52 rows = 4 inches
in Fisherman's Rib pattern
US 3 - 3.25 mm
1144 yards (1046 m)
57" circumference and 5" wide
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A fingering-weight yarn, in two complementary colors, is paired with a thin metallic yarn to create a show-stopping cowl. Knit in the round in fisherman’s rib, this cowl starts with a provisional cast-on and is grafted at the end.

Size 57” circumference and 5” wide
Yarn Prism Elise (85% rayon, 15% metallic polyester; 200 yd 183 m/1.5 oz 42 g):
• antique (MC), 2 skeins
Prism Petite Madison (75% merino, 15% cashmere, 10% silk; 372 yd 340 m/3.5 oz 100 g):
• #107 Violet (CC1), 1 skein
• #309 Soft Lilac (CC2), 1 skein
Gauge 22 sts and 52 rnds = 4” in Fisherman’s Rib patt (see Notes)
Tools
• Size 3 (3.25 mm): 16” circular (cir) needle and spare size 3 (3.25 mm) or smaller 16” cir needle for grafting
• Marker (m)
• Three removable m
• Tapestry needle
• Size D (3.25 mm) crochet hook
• Smooth waste yarn for provisional CO