Knowe

Knitting
November 2020
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette / colourwork in the round
US 6 - 4.0 mm
722 - 1531 yards (660 - 1400 m)
111 (127.5, 144, 160.5, 172, 193.5) cm / 43¾ (50¼, 56¾, 63¼, 67¾, 76¼) in
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Knowe

A cosy colourwork caplet or cowl with a ribbed rollneck, which you can choose to work bottom-up or top-down. In Scots, a knowe is a small hill - whose shape this design resembles. Six sizes.

Yarn
Kate Davies Designs Schiehallion (100% wool: 70% Corriedale, 30% Cheviot; 110m/120yds per 50g skein)
A Faded Overalls: 4 (5, 6, 7, 8, 9) x 50g skeins
B Rhubarb: 2 (2, 3, 3, 3, 4) x 50g skeins

Needles and Notions
Gauge-size and below gauge-size circular needles of appropriate lengths for working large and small circumferences
Gauge-size and below gauge-size needle(s) of appropriate lengths for working large and small circumferences
Stitch marker
Tapestry needle

Gauge
22 sts and 30 rounds to 10cm / 4in over colourwork pattern and stockinette in the round using gauge-size needle. Use 4mm needle as a starting point for swatching.

Sizes
Caplet circumference at widest point: 111 (127.5, 144, 160.5, 172, 193.5) cm / 43¾ (50¼, 56¾, 63¼, 67¾, 76¼) in
Measure your body around the top of your arms and shoulders and select the next size up. Shown in the first size.

Pattern notes
This caplet (or cowl) is edged with rib at hem and neck, alternates plain and patterned sections, and features rounds of increases or decreases for a fit that tapers to the shoulders and upper body. You can choose to work the design bottom-up, or top-down.