Westward Cowl by Rebecca Woelber

Westward Cowl

September 2019
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in Cable Pattern, blocked
US 9 - 5.5 mm
322 yards (294 m)
One size: 11 in / 28 cm tall, 29 in / 74 cm circumference
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This cowl was inspired from the winds and the weather that come and go from the west. Our homestead sits on vast amounts of open land that allows for breathtaking views from all around. When the weather rolls in, the first thing I go for are my woolen hand knits. Warm and engulfing, Westward will keep you warm through those blustery days.

Yarn: Approximately 322 yd / 295 m of chunky weight yarn

Shown in O-Wool O-Wash Chunky (100% machine-washable certified organic merino), 122 yd / 111 m per 100g skein ; Slate color

Needles: US #9 / 5.5mm 24 in / 60 cm circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge

Guage: 19 sts / 22 rows = 4 in. / 10 cm in cable pattern, blocked

Size: One size: finished dimension: 11 in / 28 cm tall, 29 in / 74 cm circumference

Notions: Removable stitch markers, tapestry needle, cable needle

Techniques: While this is mostly cabled, don’t be afraid. It’s a simple pattern that is easy to memorize and you might even try knitting this with out your cable needle!