Annie Cowl by Jane Richmond

Annie Cowl

December 2011
Any DK Weight Yarn OR
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
300 yards (274 m)
DK and Bulky Version
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A double-wrap cowl with a reversible stitch pattern that creates a beaded rib on the right side and a richly textured fabric on the wrong side. Written for two different weights of yarn, the Annie cowl is worked flat and seamed together after blocking. Instructions are given for both a DK weight and bulky version.

DK Version /// 1 x 200g/7oz skein Alpaca and
Bamboo blend from Alpaca Farm BC (90% Alpaca/10%
Bamboo, 500m/547yds)

Bulky Version /// 3 x 100g/3.5oz skeins Swans
Island Natural Colors Merino Bulky (100% organic
Merino Wool, 130 yds/120 m). Sample shown used
approximately 300yds/275m.

DK Version ///
21 sts and 28 rows = 4in/10cm in St st
27 sts and 33 rows = 4in/10cm in patt st (unblocked)

Bulky Version ///
14 sts and 20 rows = 4in/10cm in St st
17 sts and 22 rows = 4in/10cm in patt st (unblocked)

DK Version /// 3.75 mm/US5 needles
Bulky Version /// 6.5 mm/US10.5 needles

Yarn needle

Finished Measurements
63in/160cm circumference and 8in/20.5cm wide (blocked and seamed)

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