Gauge Canyon Cowl

Di­ag­o­nal lace meets in the mid­dle for a chic, ur­ban look.

Creative Knitting - - REPORT YARN TREND - DE­SIGN BY KIM HAESE­MEYER

22 sts and 36 rows = 4 inches/10cm in Eye­let Lace pat. To save time, take time to check gauge.

Pat­tern Stitch

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.

Pat­tern Note

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.

Cowl

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.

Fin­ish­ing

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).

Edg­ing

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.

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