St. Bega Cowl by Emma Welford

St. Bega Cowl

August 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 35 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch in the round
US 5 - 3.75 mm
328 yards (300 m)
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St. Bega Cowl

Soft, undulating curves in a knit fabric are just what we need to banish the cold. This simple cowl, features beautiful knitted tucks so it sits just right, because no one likes a cold blast of wintry weather when wearing their most trusted layers. The St. Bega cowl is worked in the round, in one piece, with integrated tucks to break up an otherwise gentle knit.

GARMENT MEASUREMENTS: Length: 64 cm (25 in)
Width: 19 cm (7.5 in)

YARN: The Fibre Co. Arranmore Light (80% merino wool, 10% cashmere, 10% silk, 300 m (328 yd) per 100g hank) in Slieve Sunset – 1 hank
You’ll also need smooth scrap yarn in a contrasting colour for the lifelines

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NEEDLES: 3.75mm (US 5) 40 cm (16 in) circular needle (or size to obtain gauge)
3.75mm (US 5) straight / double point or cable needle for tucks

TENSION: 21 sts and 35 rnds to 10 cm (4 in) measured over st st worked in the rnd using 3.75mm (US 5) needles after blocking.