Homer Cowl by Caitlin Hunter

Homer Cowl

March 2023
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette and colorwork
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
400 - 457 yards (366 - 418 m)
one size
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Inspired by the skyline view of the mountains across the bay from my home in Homer, Alaska, this bandana cowl is a fun, approachable knit that is also a great opportunity to use up stash yarn!

I used 4 colors of Corrie Worsted from La Bien Aimee for mine, but you can use any light worsted/heavy DK yarn for yours. Feel free to use fewer or more colors

The Homer Cowl is knit from the top down, starting with flat knitting to create a triangle shape. It is then joined in the round and the colorwork section begins. This is my favorite cowl shape to wear!

La Bien Aimée
Corrie Worsted
75% Falkland Corriedale/ 25% Gotland Wool
250 yards 230 meters 100 g

Or other light worsted/heavy DK weight yarn

Colors used in the sample are:
C1: Lichen (light green)
C2: Hegelia (medium blue)
C3: Amege (dark blue)
C4: Avoine (grey)

Note that yardage is estimated and can vary between knitters
C1 Lichen: 144 yards 132 meters
C2 Hegelia: 128 yards 117 meters
C3 Amege: 142 yards 130 meters
C4 Avoine: 43 yards 39 meters

Main: US 6 4.0mm, 20” 51 cm long cable circular needles
Ribbing: US 5 3.75mm, 20” 51 cm long cable circular needles

Stitch markers, including one unique marker for BOR, darning needle, scissors

18 sts and 25 rows over 4” 10 cm in stockinette and colorwork worked both in the round and flat after blocking. Note you may need to change needle sizes to maintain gauge.

Neck Opening: 22” 56 cm
Front Length: 18” 46 cm
Back Length: 8” 20.5 cm