Nemoral Cowl by Shilo Weir

Nemoral Cowl

September 2021
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches
in Chevron patt
US 8 - 5.0 mm
366 yards (335 m)
60" circumference and 8" tall
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Lose yourself in knitting the generously sized Nemoral Cowl. Worked in a deliciously soft blend of Merino wool, baby alpaca, and mulberry silk, the cowl can be worn long to give you the drape of a scarf or wrapped double for a cozier feel. This cowl is worked in the round from the bottom up.

Difficulty Easy

Yarn Weight 4

Finished Size 60” circumference and 8” tall.

Yarn HiKoo Simplinatural (40% baby alpaca, 40% fine Merino wool, 20% mulberry silk; 183 yd 167 m/ 3 ½ oz 100 g): #003 Natural, 2 skeins. Yarn distributed by Skacel.

Needles Size 8 (5 mm): 47” circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Marker (m); tapestry needle.

Gauge 18 sts and 23 rnds = 4” in Chevron patt.

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  • This cowl is worked in the round from the bottom up.

  • The sample used almost all of two skeins of yarn. Consider purchasing an extra skein as insurance.