Structured Alpaca Cowl by Purl Soho

Structured Alpaca Cowl

November 2013
Aran (8 wpi) ?
4.5 stitches = 1 inch
in stockinette
US 7 - 4.5 mm
218 yards (199 m)
One Size
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  • 2 skeins of Purl Soho’s Alpaca Pure, 100% alpaca. This is the color Artemisia. (NOTE: I used every last inch of the 2 skeins of yarn.)
  • US #7, 16-inch circular needles
  • 2 stitch markers

4 1/2 stitches = 1 inch in stockinette stitch

Finished Circumference at top: 17 inches

Finished Circumference at bottom: 21 inches

Finished Height: 18 inches

sssk slip slip slip knit: Slip three stitches purlwise one at a time, insert left needle into front of three slipped stitches, knit together.

k3tog knit 3 together: Insert right needle into the next three stitches, knit together.