Cabin Rose Cowl by Meaghan Schmaltz
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Cabin Rose Cowl

Knitting
November 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette in the round, after blocking
US 8 - 5.0 mm
310 - 330 yards (283 - 302 m)
One size: 22” / 56 cm neck circumference 34“ / 86.5 cm shoulder circumference 12½” / 31.5 cm tall
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Cabin Rose - a worsted weight tapered cowl knit with graphic elongated stitches.

THE STORY

My favorite style of cowl is a tapered cowl that slouches comfortably for a nice warm pile of wool around my neck, but also flares out a bit for a collar-effect. This cowl checks all those boxes - and looks lovely, to boot!

MATERIALS

  • Blue Moon Fiber Arts Plushy (worsted weight; 100% superwash merino; approx. 330 yds/ 301 m per 270 g / 9.5 oz skein), 1 skein: ‘Figgy Pudding’
  • US 8 (5 mm) 16, 24 and 32” / 40, 60 and 80 cm circular needles (see Notes)
  • Fixed stitch markers (15; 1 distinct for BOR M)
  • Locking stitch marker (1, optional)
  • Row counter (optional)
  • Cable needle
  • Tapestry needle

FINISHED SIZE

  • 22” / 56 cm neck circumference
  • 34“ / 86.5 cm shoulder circumference
  • 12.5” / 31.5 cm tall

PROJECT GAUGE

  • 17 sts and 27 rows = 4” / 10 cm over stockinette in the round (unstretched), taken after blocking

NOTES

  • This cowl is worked in the round from the top-down, with increases worked at even intervals to create the tapered shape.

  • Written instructions are provided for the entirety of the cowl. Charted instructions are provided for the Cowl Body.

  • Adjust needle size as necessary to match gauge.

  • Note that the length of needle cable used will change as you work the cowl. The shortest, 16” / 40 cm length, was used for the cast on, the Top Band and the first section before the first set of increases is worked. The longer cables were used as the circumference of the cowl increased. Use the length that feels most comfortable.