The Antler Cowl by Stephen West

The Antler Cowl

Knitting
January 2020
DK (11 wpi) ?
34 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in large cable motif (C12B / C12F)
US 6 - 4.0 mm
700 yards (640 m)
One Size
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Knit some cozy cables with this simple and warm cowl pattern. Use three skeins of DK weight wool like West Wool Tandem to knit the antler cables. The cables begin small and increase into larger cables to raise the fabric at the back of the neck. This cowl is knit in the round and then seamed together for a double-thick winter accessory. A color pop I-cord bind off adds a flash of color to the textural design.

I’m wearing the Neji hat by Olga Buraya-Kefelian in West Wool Tandem (Aquamarine colorway) together with The Antler Cowl.

Finished Measurements: 25” / 64cm circumference
around neck, 7.5” / 19cm wide along the smaller cables,
12.5” / 32cm wide across the larger cables. Measurements
taken un-blocked.

Yarn: DK weight

Yardage: 700yds / 640m total

A small amount of yarn (about 10g) was used for a contrast
color I-cord bind off.

Shown in: West Wool Tandem
Colorway - Green Olive
I-cord bind off - Aquamarine

Needles: US 6 / 4mm circular in 32” / 80cm length or size
needed to obtain gauge

Magic loop method is used for knitting in the rnd.

Notions: 1 stitch marker, cable needle, tapestry needle

Gauge: 34 sts & 28 rnds = 4” / 10cm in large cable motif
(C12B / C12F)