Sud­bury Cowl

With sim­ple lace and adorable tas­sels, this cowl goes from neck warmer to a jus­tright shoul­der snug­gle.

Creative Knitting - - COMFY & COZY - De­sign by ALEXAN­DRA DAVID­OFF

De­sign by Alexan­dra David­off


16 sts and 24 rnds = 4 inches/10cm in

Open Bas­ket Weave pat. To save time, take time to check


Spe­cial Ab­bre­vi­a­tion

Cen­tered Dou­ble De­crease (CDD): Sl 2 sts as if to k2­tog, k1, p2sso.

Pat­tern Stitch

Note: Chart is pro­vided for those pre­fer­ring to work pat st from a chart. Open Bas­ket Weave (mul­ti­ple of

6 sts) Rnds 1–4: *K3, p3; rep from * around. Rnd 5: *Yo, CDD, yo, k3; rep from *

around. Rnds 6–9: *P3, k3; rep from * around. Rnd 10: *K3, yo, CDD, yo; rep from *

around. Rep Rnds 1–10 for pat.

Pat­tern Note

Cowl is worked in the round.

I-Cord With Tas­sels

Make 2 Us­ing dpns and leav­ing 6-inch tail at each end, make 2 [3-st] I-cords (see page 112), each 21 inches long. Make 4 tas­sels (see page 111) Cut 26 (10-inch) strands of yarn. Put 24 strands tog and tie in cen­ter with 1 of the rem strands. Fold the 10-inch strands down over tie and tie again with the other rem strand, about 3/4-inch down from fold. Trim tas­sel if nec­es­sary.


With cir­cu­lar nee­dle, cast on 198 sts; pm for beg of rnd and join, be­ing care­ful not to twist sts. Work 9 reps of Open Bas­ket Weave pat. Work [Rnds 1–9] once. Bind off in pat. Fin­ish­ing Weave in ends. Block lightly to mea­sure­ments. With RS fac­ing, thread first I-cord di­ag­o­nally through a line of yo’s from cast-on to bound-off edges. Thread 2nd I-cord through di­ag­o­nal line of yo’s 3 inches from first I-cord, cre­at­ing 2 par­al­lel lines of I-cords. Sew a tas­sel to each end of I-cords.

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