Prickly Thorns Cowl by Lindsay Potter

Prickly Thorns Cowl

Knitting
August 2020
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 42 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch, blocked
US 6 - 4.0 mm
350 - 437 yards (320 - 400 m)
One Size
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Prickly lace edges rows and rows of garter stitch in this shawl-style cowl. The oversized picot edge adds a
beautiful texture contrast, much like a thistle adds interest in a flower bouquet. This cowl is knit flat and
seamed, with short rows and a unique twist to the seam down the back.

Materials
• 1 skein of Yak Sock from AJHC Wools (70% Superwash Merino Wool, 20% Yak, 10% Nylon; 437 yards (the finished cowl weighs about 70 grams… which would be about 310 yards)
per 100 gram skein); “I don’t have to bloom as vibrant as you to be as beautiful as I am” colorway, developed
exclusively for Seed Club
• size US 6 / 4 mm (or size needed to obtain gauge), 24” or longer
• Stitch markers
• Tapestry needle (for seaming and weaving in ends)

Gauge
18 stitches and 42 rows (21 ridges) = 4” in garter stitch, blocked

Size
One Size: 18” at longest point in front, 4” – 5” ruched seam at back neck; 21” circumference at top edge & 26”
circumference at bottom edge.