Steppe Cowl by Keeia Hicks

Steppe Cowl

January 2015
Aran (8 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
290 - 295 yards (265 - 270 m)
one size, but easily modified
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Pattern Notes
This cowl was born out of falling head over heels in love with a yarn. It was so soft and cosy that I knew I need to be wrapped up in it during the deep, frigid days of winter. This project is a quick knit and is knit in the round.
Finished Measurements
12” (30.5cm) wide laid flat 13” (33cm) tall laid flat 24.5” (62cm) circumference Finished weight - 7oz (193g)
Suggested Yarn
Blue Sky Alpaca Extra (55% Baby Alpaca, 45% Fine Merino) 118yd (199m/150g)
Color A: Lake Ice #3521
Color B: Butter Cream #3510
For project approximately:
166yd (152m, 114g) of Butter Cream 126.5yd (116m, 87g) of Lake Ice
1 set US6 (4mm) 16” (40.5cm) circular needles 1 set US8 (5mm) 16” (40.5cm) circular needles or needles to obtain gauge
22 stitches & 30 rows per 4 inches in stockinette stitch
Stitch marker
Darning needle for finishing