Shipwreck Cove cowl by Suzie Blackman

Shipwreck Cove cowl

September 2016
Aran (8 wpi) ?
24 stitches = 4 inches
in cable pattern
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
182 yards (166 m)
Adult - one size
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A nautical cabled cowl with draw-cord fastening and rippled textures, inspired by the rugged West Cornwall coast.

The all-over cable pattern is deceptively simple and makes for a snug fabric that’s sure to keep those sea (or land!) breezes at bay. Picot edging and pompom fastening add a touch of class.

The garment is worked in one piece, in the round. Both written and charted cable instructions are provided as well as a photo-tutorial for creating the carrier. It’s a one-skein project.

Skill level
Intermediate – suitable for knitters with previous experience of cable knitting and knitting in-the-round.

Sample show in It’s a Stitch Up Awesome Aran in ‘Heart of Glass’. Awesome Aran is 100% British Bluefaced Leicester Wool, 100g/166m (182 yards) per skein. Solid or semi-solid colours are recommended for this design.

Approximate size
Blocked, laid flat
Width at upper edge 27cm (10½ inches)
Width at lower edge 31cm (12¼ inches)
Length 22cm (8½ inches)

Additional equipment

  • Two 4.5mm DPNs or short circular needle for i-cord

  • An extra 4mm needle

  • small pompom maker (or some good old-fashioned cardboard)