The feeling of cashmere and wool around the neck is a feeling of pure contentment. This garter and lace cowl combines easy knitting with a gorgeous yarn for a simple yet luxurious project. Worked in the round, the lace pattern builds gradually and keeps the knitting interesting and quick. Pattern instructions are written.
The Contentment Cowl is part of the Winter Comfort Collection – a collection of 5 cold weather accessory patterns in neutral colours and natural fibres.
Plucky Knitter Snug Worsted (70% merino, 20% cashmere, 10% alpaca; 230 yd [210 m]/4.06 oz [115 g]). 1 skein. Shown in Oatmeal.
US size 7 [4.5 mm] 16” [40 cm] circular needle or size needed to obtain gauge.
17 sts and 31 rnds = 4” [10 cm] in garter stitch worked in the round after blocking.
3 markers in at least 2 different colours; tapestry needle.
Approximately 15 inches [38 cm] long and 8.5 inches [21.5 cm] wide laid flat, after blocking. Total circumference is approximately 30 inches [76 cm].
Knitting and purling in the round, basic lace knitting, binding off loosely. Stitches used: k, p, k2tog, yo, SKP.