Toryhill Cowl by Playing With Fibre

Toryhill Cowl

Knitting
March 2015
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
328 - 383 yards (300 - 350 m)
One size
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This cosy cowl is designed to display the bounce & fullness of Dublin Dye Company’s Merino DK. It is shaped with short rows & can be worn pulled down over the shoulders, or gathered around the neck.

The body of the cowl is begun with a provisional cast on; it is knit back & forth in a combination of garter stitch & slipped stitch. The ends are grafted, and stitches are picked up around the neck for a threaded stitch edging, which is then finished with an i-cord bind off.

The pattern is written in one size; garter stitch is very accommodating!

Gauge
20 st and 40 rows in garter stitch using 4mm needles
20 st and 24 rows in threaded stitch using 6mm needles

Materials
Materials:
4 mm needles (or size needed to achieve gauge)
6mm circular needle. 40 cm long (or size needed to achieve gauge) additional 4mm or slightly smaller needle, for grafting.
crochet hook & waste yarn for provisional cast on
waste yarn to mark short rows
darning needle for grafting & weaving in ends