Trapper Cowl by Lisa R. Myers
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Trapper Cowl

Knitting
October 2014
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in double knitting patt.
US 6 - 4.0 mm
438 yards (401 m)
28" circumference and 9" high.
This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

Designer Lisa R. Myers

Finished Size 28” circumference and 9” high.

Yarn Manos del Uruguay Maxima (100% extrafine merino; 219 yd 200 m/3 1/2 oz 100 g): #M2540 kohl (gray, A) and #M2110 zinnia (red, B), 1 skein each. Yarn distributed by Fairmount Fibers.

Needles Size 6 (4 mm): 24” circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Marker (m); tapestry needle.

Gauge 30 st-pairs and 25 rnds = 4” in double knitting patt.

The Trapper Cowl, in the classic “lumberjack check,” was inspired by flannel shirts and jackets. A singles wool gives the cowl that same combination of sturdiness and softness, and it’s well-suited to double knitting. The result is extra-warm—and reversible.