Heavenly Cowl

4.50 USD  

Looking for the perfect pattern for that coveted skein of cashmere or silk? This cowl will show off that beautiful yarn. Wrapped once, twice, or three times around the neck it is as light as a feather and as soft as silk – or cashmere. Shown here in SweetGeorgia Yarns CashSilk Lace this versatile cowl is a heavenly  accessory for spring. Pattern includes written and charted instructions for the lace stitch.

Yarn

SweetGeorgia Yarns CashSilk Lace (45% cashmere, 55% silk); 400 yd [366 m]/1.94 oz [55 g]). 1 skein. Shown in Slate.

Needles

US size 4 [3.5 mm] 32” [80 cm] circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge.

Gauge

16 sts and 34 rows = 4 inches [10 cm] in Lace Pattern worked in the round, after blocking.

Notions

Marker (m); tapestry needle; blocking tools

Measurements

Approximately 30 inches long and 8 inches wide laid flat, after blocking. Total circumference is approximately 60 inches.

Required Skills

Knitting in the round; knitting lace. Stitches used: k, k2tog, yo, (sl1, k1, psso); blocking lace. It’s also important to be able to cast on and bind off very loosely.