Winter Crocus Cowl by Kat Archer
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Winter Crocus Cowl

January 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
200 yards (183 m)
one size; approximate 22" circumference and 9" height
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This striking cowl combines unique stitch patterns and techniques for a truly exceptional accessory. Worked in worsted weight yarn, it’s a rewarding project both on and off the needles. Combine it with a Winter Crocus Hat for a perfectly matched set.

200 yards/183 meters worsted weight yarn
Shown in Knitted Wit Worsted Super Wash Merino in Lump of Coal

US #6/4 mm 16”/40 cm circular needle

Stitch marker, tapestry needle

20 sts = 4”/10 cm in stockinette stitch after blocking

Approximate, after blocking
Circumference = 22”/56 cm
Height = 9”/23 cm

Intermediate (knitting in the round, specialty stitches)

This cowl is worked in the round from the bottom up. Height can be modified by knitting more Diagonal Rib repeats or more Winter Crocus Motif repeats as desired. Circumference can be modified by adjusting cast on number by a multiple of 10 stitches (the width of the Winter Crocus Motif). Each 10 stitch increment is approximately 2”/5 cm.

Here is a helpful video on working the Winter Crocus Motif.