Pleione cowl by Lucy Hague

Pleione cowl

Knitting
March 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
488 yards (446 m)
Short or long cowls (see below for full sizing details)

Each hexagon block is knitted from the centre out with a star-shaped knot cable. These hexagon blocks are joined together to create a loop and half-hexagons are then knitted on to the edges. The cowls are finished with a smart i-cord edging.

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SIZES
Short cowl: 30.5cm [12in] wide with 49.5cm [19½in] circumference
Long cowl: 23cm [9in] wide with 74.5cm [29¼in] circumference

YARN
Coop Knits Socks Yeah! DK (75% fine superwash merino wool, 25% nylon; 112m [122yds] per 50g skein)
Short cowl shown in Anemoi (204); 4 x 50g skeins
Long cowl shown in Minos (202); 4 x 50g skeins
Each hexagon requires approx. 44m [48yds] of DK-weight yarn.

NEEDLES AND NOTIONS
1 set 4mm [US 6] double-pointed needles, or your preferred needles for working small circumferences in the round, or needle size required to match tension
Optional 4mm [US 6] circular needle, 30cm [12in] long, or needle size required to match tension
1 set 4mm [US 6] circular needles, 60–80cm [24–32in] long, for joining and edging, a second set may be required if you prefer to arrange stitches for joining on separate needles
Waste yarn or stitch holders
Cable needle
1 stitch marker

TENSION
22 sts and 29 rounds over 10cm [4in] in stocking stitch, after washing and blocking Each hexagon measures approx. 15cm [6in] in width measured from centre of a straight edge across centre to opposite centre of straight edge, and approx. 16.5cm [6½in] in width measured from one point across centre to opposite point, after washing and blocking
It is strongly recommended that you check your tension after knitting, washing and blocking your first hexagon.

PATTERN NOTES
Both the cowls are worked in separate hexagonal pieces, which are joined together. The hexagons are joined in strips and half-hexagons are knitted on at the edges, working the cable pattern in the opposite direction to the full hexagons. The cowls are both edged with i-cord to give a neat finish.