Salty Sea Cowl by Marna Gilligan

Salty Sea Cowl

Knitting
October 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
US 6 - 4.0 mm
437 yards (400 m)
one size
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This is a cosy cowl, perfect for layering over sweaters or under your winter coat.

The cowl has a circumference of 72cm/ 28” and depth of 18 cm/ 7” - and instructions are included for making it larger or smaller.

This is a very good pattern for making your first foray into colourwork. Because the wrong side is hidden away any extra-straggley floats will remain hidden and safe from snagging, and because a cowl doesn’t need that much stretch it’s forgiving for colourwork that’s slightly tighter than ideal.

The pattern uses 200m/ 220 yards of DK-weight yarn in each of C1 and C2.

C1: 1 skein (100g) Riverknits Bluefaced Leicester DK in Silbermond

C2: 1 skein (100g) Riverknits Bluefaced Leicester DK in Salzbrise