Feather Lace Cowl by Ewelina Murach

Feather Lace Cowl

September 2012
Light Fingering ?
23 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in ostrich plumes
437 - 500 yards (400 - 457 m)
one size
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Feather Lace Cowl is pretty, light and easier to make than it looks - you only work the lace pattern on every 4th round, the remaining rounds are plain stockinette.
Pattern last updated on September 29, 2014.

Skills needed
Provisional CO, working in the round, working a lace pattern.

Circumference: 91 cm/ 36 in.
Height: 30 cm/ 12 in.

1 patt rep of 16 sts and 32 rows in Ostrich Plumes st is 7 cm/ 2.75 in wide and 10 cm/ 4 in high, after blocking.
Gauge is not crucial in this pattern, but if you change it, yarn amount needed will change too.

460 m/ 500 yds of Malabrigo Sock (100% merino wool, 402 m/ 440 yds per 100g, shown in col. 063: Natural)
or similar fingering weight yarn. Use 100% wool only, otherwise the cowl might not block well.
Needles and notions:
3.5 mm (US size 4) circular needle, 80 cm/ 32 in long
st marker
scrap yarn
3.5 mm (US size E) crochet hook for provisional CO