Cathedral Cowl by Loraine Birchall

Cathedral Cowl

November 2020
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking stitch using 5mm needles.
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
210 - 320 yards (192 - 293 m)
22 inch/56cm (33 inch/84cm ) circumference, 9 inches tall
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About this design - I wanted to make a cabled Cowl and was inspired by the gothic arches of cathedrals used in the design of my Cathedral Cables Hat. The upper and lower borders are knitted in a simple rib pattern.

Size based on 5mm/US8 needles for body of cowl
Slimmer Cowl Size 1 Wider Cowl Size 2
Circumference unblocked, it will stretch when worn and during blocking for wool yarns.
22 inch/56cm (33 inch/84cm ) circumference
Height of cowl
9 inches / 22.5 cm, 9 inches / 22.5 cm
Yardage - 210-340 yds

Written instructions
The cowl is worked in the round using either circular needles or double pointed needles (dpns) and worked bottom up. Instructions are charted and written line by line.

With thanks to Dana and Amanda for test knitting the pattern and being totally awesome!