Cardamom Cowl by Maya Gooding

Cardamom Cowl

Knitting
August 2020
yarn held together
Fingering
+ Fingering
= DK (11 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
800 - 876 yards (732 - 801 m)
1 & 2
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Cardamom is a versatile bandana-style cowl that comes in two sizes - a smaller true bandana size, and a larger shawl-like size. Using lightweight yarn held double, it’s a multi-seasonal style that’s also a perfect template for using up any stashed odds & ends you have on hand.

< < < YARN > > >

This cowl is designed for a fingering-weight yarn in two colors, held double.

Shown in:
Size 1 - stash version made with fingering-weight odds and ends
Size 2 - Endless Yarn Sue Sock in Cardamom Cookie & Maya’s Current Favorite (438 yds each) pricing - over $20/skein

Yarn requirements by yardage:
Size 1 - approx. 800 yds
Size 2 - approx. 876 yds

Other yarn suggestions (based on typical prices):
$ - under $15/skein
Valley Yarns Huntington
Cascade Yarns Heritage Sock
Berroco Ultra Wool Fine

$$ - $15-20/skein
Malabrigo Sock
Knit Picks Muse Hand Painted Sock Yarn

$$$ - over $20/skein
Hedgehog Fibres Sock
Machete Shoppe Simple Sock
Bay Street Yarns John Henry

< < < GAUGE, NEEDLES, NOTIONS > > >

Gauge (unblocked, garter stitch):
US 6 - 24 sts and 44 rows
US 7 - 22 sts and 42 rows
US 8 - 20 sts and 40 rows

Recommended needles:

  • US 6 (4mm) 24”/60 cm (or longer)
  • US 7 (4.5mm) 24”/60 cm (or longer)
  • US 8 (5mm) 24”/60 cm (or longer)

Notions: scissors & tapestry needle (for ends)

< < < FINISHED MEASUREMENTS > > >

Size 1 - neck 23”, width 28”, height 18”
Size 2 - neck 23.5”, width 35”, height 21”

< < < SHARE YOUR WORK > > >

Check out versions of this project made by fellow knitters and share pictures of your own progress on Instagram using #CardamomCowl & tag me @editionknitwear too!

< < < PATTERN SUPPORT & MORE > > >

Pattern support is available through editionknits@gmail.com