Wear this cozy cowl long or doubled up around your neck. It’s a stylish accessory and will keep you warm at the same time.
Design by Angela Tong
Width: 71/4 inches Circumference: 54 inches
• Malabrigo Yarn Rios (worsted weight; 100% superwash merino wool; 210 yds/100g per skein): 2 skeins Valentina #RIO689 • Size 9 (5.5mm) needles or size needed
to obtain gauge • Size I/9 (5.5mm) crochet hook
18 sts and 22 rows = 4 inches/10cm in
Lace pat, blocked. 18 sts and 28 rows = 4 inches/10cm in
garter st, blocked. To save time, take time to check
Lace (multiple of 6 sts + 5 + 2 edge sts
each side) Row 1 (RS): Knit. Row 2: K2 (edge sts), p29, k2
Row 3: K3, [k3, yo, sk2p, yo] 4 times, k6. Row 4: K2, p4, [k1, p1, k1, p3] 4 times,
p1, k2. Row 5: Knit. Row 6: K2, p29, k2. Row 7: K3, [yo, sk2p, yo, k3] 5 times. Row 8: K2, p1, k1, p1, k1, [p3, k1, p1,
k1] 4 times, p1, k2. Rep Rows 1–8 for pat.
The cowl begins with a provisional cast-on (see page 110) and is worked flat, lengthwise. The ends are grafted together (see tutorial on page 96).
Using the provisional method, cast on
33 sts. Knit 20 rows. *Work [8-row Lace pat] 5 times. Knit 40 rows. Rep from * twice. Work [8-row Lace pat] 5 times. Knit 20 rows. Cut yarn, leaving a 25-inch tail.
Weave in ends. Steam-block lightly. Unzip provisional cast-on and transfer 33 live sts to 2nd knitting needle (or to opposite point if using a circular needle). Being careful not to twist your knitting, hold WS facing each other and use tail to graft ends, following tutorial on page 96.