Dream Lake Cowl by Julia Decker

Dream Lake Cowl

November 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 4 - 3.5 mm
435 - 438 yards (398 - 401 m)
one size: 24in/61cm circumference, 19in/46cm height
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Dream Lake is located in Rocky Mountain National Park in the state of Colorado. The peaceful beauty of a snowy day at the lake inspired this cowl, a soft comfortable warm luxury for cold days.

This cowl incorporates fun textures, some simple lace and even a little brioche to create this beautiful alpine scene. Some familiarity with brioche and brioche decreases is recommended!

I’m always happy to answer questions, so if you need assistance please don’t hesitate to ask! Or check out my Ravelry group: https://www.ravelry.com/groups/deunyn-knits

Suggested yarn: knerd string 4-ply sock (100g/438 yds) and/or knerd string 2-ply sparkle sock (100g/438 yds).

Sample shown was made with 1 mini-skein each (87 yds each) of the following colorways: MC: Prayers for Rain (sparkle), CC1: Into the White, CC2: Sea Glass, CC3: Se7ens, CC4: Shade 1 of 50

Gauge 24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette in the round
If you are using mini-skeins to work this pattern, gauge is very important! Otherwise no worries should apply.

The pattern A chart and written instructions are provided for the lace. A chart only is provided for the color-work.

For more information on brioche stitches, visit Nancy Marchant’s website, www.briochestitch.com. This pattern uses the terminology developed by Nancy Marchant.

Happy knitting!

A note about cowl construction The brioche trees are embedded within a framework of basic knit stitches. An optional third needle such as a dpn may be useful for working the trees.