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Tofino Cowl

November 2012
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
8 stitches = 4 inches in stockinette
US 17 - 12.75 mm
75 yards (69 m)
One size fits most.
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This pattern was originally published as part of Twisted’s 2012 Hot Holiday Knits!

Tofino is a sleepy little town in British Columbia, on the very western tip of Vancouver Island. Some people love to vacation there in the summer to soak up the sun. But other, more adventurous souls, go there in the winter to watch the storms that rage across the Pacific.

The sweeping extended cables in this cowl are reminiscent of giant, wind-driven waves. Worked in super bulky yarn, it’s such a quick knit that you’re sure to get it done before the storm hits. And it’s the perfect cozy accessory to keep you warm in spite of the weather.

Yarn - 75 yards super bulky-weight yarn. Sample shown in Malabrigo Rasta (100% merino wool; 90 yards/150 gram skein), colorway Soriano 867.
Gauge - 8 sts = 4” in stockinette stitch. Measured after blocking. However, gauge is not super critical for this pattern.
Needles - US #17/12.0mm 24” circular needle or size to get gauge.
Notions – One marker, cable needle, tapestry needle.
Skill level - Advanced beginner (knitting in the round, cables).
Size/Finished measurements - One size fits most. Approximately 22” circumference, 9” tall. Measured after blocking.