OX by Lavish Craft


January 2013
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
16 stitches = 4 inches
US 10 - 6.0 mm
400 - 430 yards (366 - 393 m)
one size - but easily adjustable to larger/smaller needle/yarn
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OX Cowl

Perfect for beginners (K & P only) or fast and fun quickie for any skill level.

Worked bottom up in the round.

Written and charted pattern using American English knitting terms & abbreviations (glossary provided).

US and Metric Equivalents.

This piece has a book-matched, 4-way mirrored symmetry. A little jog in basic ribs creates angled lines giving an almost cabled look. Looks like O, X, O, X from afar.


437 yd/400 m Chunky Yarn
Sample = 4 balls of Cascade Baby Alpaca Chunky 2 ply

US 10 (6mm) Circular Needles 24” (60 cm) long

Stitch Markers - 3 + 1 different color.
Row Counter


Sample 30” around by 17” tall (76 by 43 cm) relaxed –
Stretches to 45” (114 cm) will go over shoulders of a size US 14