Straight Arrow Cowl by Myla Vayner

Straight Arrow Cowl

November 2014
Light Fingering ?
32 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in pattern
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
345 - 690 yards (315 - 631 m)
baby/toddler, small child, child/teen, adult (small, medium)
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This cowl was a life-saver for the colder days for our little girl - who runs and jumps, and no scarves could stay in place. When this cowl is on - I am worry free, it’s both a comfortable, cozy and a fashionable piece for babies, kids and adults

NOTE - this is a pattern for COWL only - if you’re interested in the matching hat pattern - you could find it here: Straight Arrow Hat

β€’ Super Fine yarn (3/4 ply) – two strands at once;
β€’ Sport weight/Light DK/Fine (5ply) - one strand at once;
β€’ For the picture shown, I’ve used Deborah Norville Serenity Sock yarn in Burgundy color/ knitting 2 strands at a time;
β€’ Circular needle Size 2/US (2.75 mm) or size needed to obtain below gauge (for the main part);
β€’ Circular needle Size 3/US (3.25 mm) (for bottom and top ribbing parts);
β€’ Small Cable needle (CN) (or you could small double pointed needle instead);
β€’ Scissors, tapestry needle’

GAUGE: In pattern – 32 stitches x 44 rows = 4 x 4

KNITTING METHOD: The cowl is knitted flat from bottom up, sides are sewn together at the end.

St(s): stitch(es)
CN: cable needle
CO: cast on
BO: bind off
k: knit
k2tog: knit 2 together
p2tog: purl 2 together
p: purl
RS: right side
WS: wrong side
3/3LC & 3/3RC: left moving cable & right moving Cable of 6 knit sts
2/2CL & 2/2RC: left moving cable & right moving Cable of 4 knit sts
( ) – repeat pattern in parenthesis as many times as noted after ( )
– square brackets used so it’s easier to identify repeating pattern/cable