Connacht Cowl by Heather Zoppetti
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Connacht Cowl

Knitting
October 2017
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in charted patt
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
330 yards (302 m)
53" circumference and 8.5" wide

You’ll never run out of luck with horseshoe cables, and three columns of them decorate the Connacht Cowl. The cowl’s name refers to the province in western Ireland that includes the Aran Islands and to a particular dialect of the Irish language spoken in that region.

Difficulty Intermediate

Finished Size 53” circumference and 8.5” wide.

Yarn Stitch Sprouts Crater Lake (100% superwash merino): #SSC006 Mazama, 3 skeins.

Needles Size 10.5 (6.5 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Cable needle; stitch holder; waste yarn for provisional CO; size K/10.5 (6.5 mm) crochet hook; tapestry needle.

Gauge 19 sts and 20 rows = 4” in charted patt.

Note This cowl is worked back and forth in one piece, beginning with a provisional cast-on. The two short ends are grafted in pattern.