Heart in my Hands Cowl
A warm and comforting stranded cowl designed to match the Heart in my Hands Mitts and Hat. Worked in the round from the bottom up it can be easily adapted in both circumference and height; various options are given within the pattern.
The complete mitts, cowl and hat set can be completed (with standard cowl and large hat) from one skein of each colour. (Hat pattern to be published soon)
Erika Knight Wool Local (100% Wool, 450m/100g), Cathy (MC1), Ted (MC2), Fairfax (CC)
For Standard size shown: MC1 – 150m/33g, MC2 – 60m/13g, CC – 126m/28g
Each repeat of the chart uses the following quantities:
MC1 – 27m, MC2 – 10m, CC – 21m
Options are given within the pattern for increasing the circumference in 12cm increments and increasing/decreasing the height by 8.5cm.
Following the shorter cowl instructions will use approx. 30% less yarn. Making the cowl taller will use approx. 30%-50% more yarn (more MC1 will be required); allow extra in case of tension differences.
3.25mm circular needles, 60cm, or size to obtain tension
3mm circular needles, 60cm, or one size smaller than that to obtain tension
Stitch markers, including 1 contrasting to mark beginning of round
(6 for Standard Size - each additional 40st/12cm repeat will need an extra stitch marker)
10cm2 = 34 sts x 33 rnds measured over stranded stocking-stitch pattern on 3.25mm needles, wet blocked (hand washed and dried flat)