Pleione cowl by Lucy Hague

Pleione cowl

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)
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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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The Pleione cowl is not available as a single pattern.

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

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.

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

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.

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.