Each morning fishermen land their catch and sell the bounties of the sea. This cowl uses cables and a herringbone lace to capture the moment when the nets are hauled in full of fresh fish.
Height 6 (7¼)”/15 (18.5) cm
Circumference both sizes 30”/76 cm
Shown in size Adult.
O-Wool Classic Worsted (100% Certified Organic Merino Wool; 89 yards [81 meters]/50 grams): Color Sumac, 2 (3) balls.
Thanks to O-Wool for donating the yarn for this cowl!
US#8 (5.0 mm) circular needles, 24″
20 sts and 22 rows = 4” [10 cm] in St st after wet blocking.
20 sts and 20 rows = 4” [10 cm] in herringbone lace patt after wet blocking.
The cowl is worked flat lengthwise and seamed at the end. It may be helpful to place stitch markers after the cables to show each set of repeats, though not necessary.
Please see our standard abbreviations.
2/2 RC – Move next 2 stitches on LN onto a cn and hold at back. K2 from LN, k2 from cn.
For both sizes CO 170 sts.
Work chart above or follow the below written instructions.
Row 1: K1, *k1, (p1, k1, yo, p2tog, k1, p1, k1) 3 times, p1, k4, p1; rep from * 5 times more, k1.
Rows 2, 4 & 6: P1, *k1, p4, k1, p1, (k2, yo, p2tog, k2, p1) 3 times; rep from * 5 times more, p1.
Row 3: As row 1.
Row 5: K1, *k1, (p1, k1, yo, p2tog, k1, p1, k1) 3 times, p1, C4B, p1; rep from * 5 times more, k1.
Row 6: Don’t forget row 6!
Rep from rows 3 – 6 until piece measures 6 (7¼)”/15 (18.5) cm, or desired length, from cast on edge, ending with a row 6.
BO by *k2tog, slip st back to lh needle; rep from * to end. Block to shape, join seam to make cowl.
About the Designer: Graeme Knowles-Miller
I live in a quaint town in North Yorkshire surrounded by historic places and stunning landscapes. What else could be better to serve as inspiration?
Check out my website gknowlesmiller.com
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