Get ready for Autumn with the Shawl Collared Cowl! A simple idea with an added twist.
I think that shawl collars are so flattering and they keep your neck very warm. Since a cowl's sole purpose is to keep your neck warm, I think its a wonderful pairing. It's both practical and attractive.
Also, I love buttons. And since this cowl only takes 3, its a perfect way for you to
show off some special buttons that you have been saving.
The Shawl Collared Cowl is knit with bulky yarn and only takes a few evenings to finish.
I think it would make a great quick-to-knit gift!
Length: approx 26.5 inches from end to end after blocking
Width: measures approx 10 inches at deepest point of center including unfolded collar.
Misti Alpaca Chunky [100% Baby Alpaca; 108 yd/99m per 100g skein]; color: 683; 2 skeins or approx 175 yds of a worsted-chunky weight alpaca or alpaca blend.
1 US8 / 5 mm needle
1 US9 / 5.5mm needle
Safety pin stitch marker
3 medium to large buttons and matching sewing thread
20 sts / 32 rows = 4" / 10 cm in Garter st on US9 / 5.5 mm needles or size needed for accurate gauge.