Maxdale Cowl by Martha Wissing

Maxdale Cowl

Knitting
November 2015
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
13 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in Pattern St
US 10 - 6.0 mm
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
US 11 - 8.0 mm
160 - 180 yards (146 - 165 m)
One size
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This quick to knit cowl uses super soft, bulky, warm but lightweight North Star yarn.

Finished Measurements
11½” tall x 24” around

Materials
2 Balls BERROCO NORTH STAR (50 grs), #3003 Grizzly
16” Length circular knitting needle, size 11 (8.00 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
16” Length circular knitting needle, size 10 (6.00 mm)
Straight knitting needle, size 10½ (6.50 mm) FOR BIND OFF ONLY
Cable needle
Stitch marker

Gauge
13 sts = 4”; 20 rnds = 4” in Pattern Stitch
TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE

The cowl is knit on the larger needles from the bottom up. The seed stitch edging at the bottom is slightly wider than the top, meant to sit nicely on the neck. Combining the slip stitches in the cables makes an interesting textured fabric.