Tapas means “penance” or “heat/warmth” in Sanskrit/Hindi.
Bright and light, soft and drapey, the Tapas Cowl combines twisted stitches, cables and lace into a single textured piece. Knit in a merino/silk blend, the cowl is a perfect accessory for that little bit of warmth you need on those cooler days of spring, fall or mild winter.
Circumference of 24” 61 cm and height of 9” 22.5 cm, after wet blocking.
Malabrigo Yarn Silky Merino (100% Merino; 150 yards 137 meters/50 grams): Topaz (2 balls)
The sample used approx. 160 yards 145 m/53 grams.
US 6 (4 mm): 24” (61 cm) circular
Or size needed to obtain gauge.
Removable stitch markers, cable needle (optional), tapestry needle or crochet hook to weave in ends, blocking pins or wires.
20 sts and 30 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in St st. 21 sts and 30 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in cable & lace patt, blocked
5-st cables, knit and purl decreases, knitting in the rnd, long tail cast on, yarnovers.