Buckwheat Cowl by Irina Anikeeva

Buckwheat Cowl

September 2017
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in Cable patt
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
350 yards (320 m)
29.5" bottom circumference, 24" top circumference, and 12.5" tall
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The Buckwheat Cowl features large Celtic-inspired motifs separated by columns of rope cables. To keep the cold air at bay, this funnel-shaped cowl is made with decreases to achieve a fit that’s wider at the shoulders and narrower around the neck. This versatile cowl is a great accessory for all.

Difficulty Intermediate

Finished Measurements
29½”/75 cm circumference at bottom.
24”/61 cm circumference at top.
12½”/32 cm height.
Measurements are taken after blocking.

Approximately 250 yds/228 m of worsted weight yarn.
The Fibre Co. Arranmore (80% Merino Wool, 10% Cashmere, 10% Silk, 175 yds/160 m in 100 g); #020 Brannah, 2 skeins.

Size US 8/5 mm and size US 9/5.5 mm: 16”/40 cm circular.

Stitch markers, tapestry needle, 2 cable needles.

18 stitches and 22 rounds = 4”/10 cm on size US 9/5.5 mm needles in Cable pattern after blocking.

Construction Notes
• This cowl is worked from the bottom to top edge in the round.