Boshoku Cowl by Olga Buraya-Kefelian

Boshoku Cowl

Knitting
April 2015
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
8 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in Boshoku Cowl stitch pattern
US 11 - 8.0 mm
5.0 mm (H)
240 yards (219 m)
(blocked) Height 9" Circumference 50.5"
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BOSHOKU

暮色 (Japanese) - sunset lighting, dusk, twilight

With decorative stockinette looking mesh on one side and textured honeycomb on the other, this cowl will surprise you with its great versatility and the speed it knits up at! Chunky yarn and big needles will assist in creating an impressive last minute gift. This pattern is suited for an adventurous beginner knitter willing to add some new and exciting techniques to their skills set. Make this reversible cowl for you and another one for your loved one using either of the methods offered in the pattern to learn new techniques producing identical fabric! Large enough to be wrapped double or worn as a snood this cowl will definitely be your snugly live-in accessory during chilly months.

SKILL LEVEL
Beginner Intermediate

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
(blocked)
Height 9ʺ
Circumference 50.5ʺ

YARN
Miss Babs K2 (100% superwash merino wool), 204g/7.2oz/240yds;
Color Naked (white) - 1 skeins
or Color French Marigold (orange) - 1 skein
or 240yds of other Chunky weight yarn

NEEDLE
US 11 (8 mm) circular, 24ʺ long

GAUGE
8 sts and 27 rnds = 4ʺ over Boshoku cowl stitch pattern
Note that 27 rnds in Boshoku cowl stitch, viewed from the RS, will appear to be only 13.5 rows.

NOTIONS
Crochet hook (size H or larger)
Stitch marker
Tapestry needle