Split-Rail Fence Cowl by Anne Podlesak

Split-Rail Fence Cowl

May 2013
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
190 - 375 yards (174 - 343 m)
Small (21-1/4 x 7-1/4") and Large (43-1/2 x 7-1/4")
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A very simple lace cowl, knit in the round. This would be a great project for first-time lace knitters or first-time chart-readers. The V-shaped motif is suggestive of the wooden split-rail fences seen bordering pastures and fields on the east coast of the US.

The pattern contains two sizes: A small, which will fit more snugly around your neck, and a large, which can be worn wrapped, or left to hang loosely like a scarf. The small size is 21-1/4 x 7-1/4” and the large size is 43-1/2 x 7-1/4”.

The small cowl used about 3/4 of a skein of Aerten DK yarn (235 yards/skein) and the large used about 1 and 3/4 of a skein of the same yarn.

Many thanks to my test knitters on this piece!