I do wish they had taken more time to style their photos (and maybe brush the model’s hair), but the cowl is worn the way it’s supposed to be.
Pattern Details: City Cowl by Robin Allen | A Texas Girl Knits
Soft and warm, this close-fitting cowl uses an easy stitch pattern to create an interesting textured rib. A rectangle is knit flat, then the edges are sewn off-center to create a cowl with a fold-over half collar that can be worn many ways—in the city and the suburbs.
- No shaping
- Knit flat, then seamed
- Gauge not critical
- Quick knit
Skills: Knitting, purling, seaming, researching techniques you’re unfamiliar with.
Finished Measurements: 8″ (20.5 cm) high x 18″ (45.5 cm) circumference.
Yarn: Knit Picks Andean Treasure (100% Baby Alpaca 110 yds/50 gm balls): Embers Heather 23486, 2 balls.
Needles: US 5 (3.75mm) straight or short circular needles, or size to obtain gauge.
Notions: Yarn needle, 2 split ring or other removable stitch markers.
Gauge: 26 sts and 28 rows = 4″ (10 cm) in ribbing pattern, lightly steam blocked.
To Ponder: Learning to separate “happiness” from “spending money” is the quickest and most reliable way to a better life. |-Mr. Money Mustache-|