Yell Island Cowl by Sara Kucharik
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Yell Island Cowl

October 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 50 rows = 4 inches
in patt
US 6 - 4.0 mm
485 yards (443 m)
48" circumference and 7" tall

Nothing beats a long cowl for versatility because you can wear it so many ways. An easy slip-stitch pattern highlights the colors and textures of Maai, a springy alpaca and merino blend, and Rain, a drapey cotton yarn. Yell Island, part of the Shetland archipelago, features similar contrasts in color and texture in its rock formations and peat bogs.

Difficulty Easy

Finished Size 48” circumference and 7” tall.

Yarn Shibui Knits Maai (70% super baby alpaca, 30% fine merino): #2003 ash (light gray; A), 2 skeins.

Shibui Knits Rain (100% cotton): #11 tar (dark gray; B), 1 skein.
Needles Size 6 (4 mm): 32” circular. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Marker; tapestry needle.

Gauge 23 sts and 50 rnds = 4” in patt.

Note This cowl is worked in the round.