Swirling Leaves cowl by Aet Terasmaa

Swirling Leaves cowl

August 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 45 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
350 - 360 yards (320 - 329 m)
One size
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This exciting and fun to knit cowl is worked back and forth in rows and spirally joined as you go along. To make it more interesting, there are some lacy leaves added, so working this cowl involves some yarn overs, twists and slipped stitches.

This pattern is relatively easy to work, but needs some consentration from a beginner because of the unusual construction, changing stitch count and quite long pattern repeat.

Pattern includes written instructions as well as charts.

Sample cowl is worked from DK yarn (3 balls exactly), cowl’s circumference is 24” / 60cm and height approx 12” / 30cm.

Pattern is very easily adjustable and you can knit this cowl any size from any yarn weight. Matching the gauge is not essential.

Required skills: knitting flat, picking up sts, k, k2tog, p, psso, sl1 wyif, sl1 wyib, (sl2, k1, p2sso), ssk, tbl, T2L, T2R, yo.

Version 1 of the pattern released 21.08.2016