Clear Skies Cowl by Heather Walpole

Clear Skies Cowl

June 2020
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch worked in the round
US 6 - 4.0 mm
332 yards (304 m)
22” circumference; 16” high after blocking
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A light and lofty cowl is perfect to wear as a springtime accessory or tuck it under a jacket for a touch of color. The Clear Skies Cowl combines into an easy and relaxing eyelet lace stitch.

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Finished measurements:
22” circumference after blocking
16” high after blocking

Yarn: Ewe Ewe Yarns, Fluffy Fingering, 200 yards per 50g skein, 100% merino wool yarn, #2 fingering weight
– 2 skeins or approximately 332 yards / 300 meters of 75 Sky Blue

Needles: US 6 (4 mm) 20” (50 cm) circular needles

Supplies: 1 stitch marker, tapestry needle, blocking pins or wires

-- Before blocking: 24 sts to 4” (10 cm) in stockinette stitch worked in the round.
-- After blocking: 22 sts to 4” (10 cm) in stockinette stitch worked in the round.

Extra notes: The circumference of the cowl can easily be adjusted to be larger or smaller by adding or subtracting in multiples of 24 stitches. For example, to make a cowl approximately 4” larger around cast on 144 stitches. Similarly, to make a smaller cowl cast on 96 stitches. Keep in mind, additional yarn may be required.

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