Up and Down the River cowl by Katrina Walser

Up and Down the River cowl

May 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
231 yards (211 m)
One size fits most
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This lace knitting pattern makes a wonderfully luxurious cowl. It’s a great introduction to lace knitting, and comes with both a chart and written instructions so you learn to read a simple chart. The cowl itself is knit from a merino/silk blend, which can be substituted for any DK weight yarn. It’s knit in the round on either circular needles or DPNs.

I made one of these cowls for myself years ago and it’s become a staple of my spring and fall wardrobes. It looks lovely in yarn that has some sheen to it, and makes a great quick knit for gifts (or to treat yourself!).

If you have any questions as you’re making the cowl, I’m always available to help! There’s contact information at the bottom of the pattern. Also, you can use the pattern to sell finished objects - please just credit me in your online listings.

Difficulty: Intermediate
Yarn: MooRoo Yarn DK, 1 skein. 201m (231 yds). Can be substituted for any soft 8ply (DK weight) yarn.
Size: One size fits most.
Recommended needles: 4mm (US 6) needles - either 5 DPNs or 40cm (16”) long circulars.
Gauge: 22 sts and 32 rows to 10cm (4”) in stockinette.