Boreas by Laura Patterson


December 2010
Aran (8 wpi) ?
15.5 stitches and 15 rows = 4 inches
in stitch pattern
US 11 - 8.0 mm
180 - 950 yards (165 - 869 m)
small, large
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Boreas (Bor-ee-ahz) was the Greek god of the north wind and the bringer of winter. This reversible cowl is just the thing to keep everyone warm when Boreas’ cold north wind is howling. The reversible cables look exactly the same on the front and back sides of the cowl. Cowl is knit in the round, and is worked straight through to the end, then bound off.

Sizes (circumference x height): 33 x 7.5 (45.5 x 30) inches; 83 x 19 (115 x 76) cm.

Yarn: 180 (950) yards Aran weight yarn.

Skills: knitting in the round, 1x1 ribbing, 4x4 cable, sewn bind off

Other supplies: One stitch marker required. Lifelines and additional stitch markers are optional.

Stitch patterns: Charted and written.