Gauge Canyon Cowl
Diagonal lace meets in the middle for a chic, urban look.
22 sts and 36 rows = 4 inches/10cm in Eyelet Lace pat. To save time, take time to check gauge.
Eyelet Lace (multiple of 5 sts + 7) Note: A chart is provided for those preferring to work pat st from a chart. One st at each end is worked as a selvage and is included on chart. Row 1 (RS): K4, *k2tog, yo, k3; rep from * to last 3 sts, k2tog, yo, k1. Row 2 and all WS rows: Purl. Row 3: K3, *k2tog, yo, k3; rep from * to last 4 sts, k2tog, yo, k2. Row 5: K2, *k2tog, yo, k3; rep from * across. Row 7: K1, *k2tog, yo, k3; rep from * to last st, k1. Row 9: * K2tog, yo, k3; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2. Row 10: Purl.
Rep Rows 1–10 for pat.
The center panel is worked first, and then stitches are picked up on both short sides for the remaining 2 panels. The sides are then seamed with the 3-needle bind-off. Garter-stitch edging finishes both edges and is worked in the round.
Cast on 112 sts. Purl 1 row.
Work in Eyelet Lace pat for 9 inches, ending with Row 10 of pat. Bind off all sts loosely. With RS facing, pick up and knit 52 sts along 1 short side. Purl 1 row.
Work in Eyelet Lace pat for 10 inches, ending with Row 10 of pat. Place sts on waste yarn. Rep for 2nd short side.
Wet-block to measurements. Lay flat to dry.
Slide live sts of 1 short side onto 1 needle and live sts from 2nd short side onto 2nd needle. With WS facing, join using 3-needle bind-off (see page 111).
With RS facing, pick up and knit 240 sts along 1 edge. Pm and join to work in rnds. Purl 1 rnd, knit 1 rnd. Bind off all sts pwise, using a needle 1 or 2 sizes larger if needed to ensure a stretchy bind-off edge.
Rep for 2nd edge. Weave in all ends. Block to measurements. Lay flat to dry.