Rotunda Cowl by Kara McKinley

Rotunda Cowl

September 2013
DK (11 wpi) ?
17.5 stitches and 17 rows = 4 inches
in stitch pattern, worked flat
US 10 - 6.0 mm
360 - 380 yards (329 - 347 m)
One Size/ 32" circumference by 25" length
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Construction: This cowl is 32” around and 25” tall so it goes over the head and piles loosely around the neck for a warm look that can be worn over a sweater or jacket on cooler spring days. The instructions include both written and charted instructions.

Skill level: Intermediate

Skills needed:Casting on, binding off, knitting in the round, knitting the back loop, increasing with yarn overs, decreasing by k2tog and ssk.

Size: One Size/ 32” circumference by 25” height


  • US 10 (6.0 mm) 24” circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge

  • 2 skeins of Polaris yarn by Rozetti or 380 yards of DK weight yarn

  • Stitch marker

  • Yarn needle

  • Scissors