Chapel House Cowl
This accessory is worked bottom up and features sections of ribbing and sections of cablework throughout. For the upper ribbing, there are two options: one with decreases and one without. If worked, the decreases cinch in the top of the cowl, creating a more snug fit.
The wearer is 5’10” / 178cm with a 37” / 92.5cm chest circumference. The sample has been worked in size Adult Large, with Cable Pattern 1 and 2 worked twice and with the upper ribbing decreases.
This garment is graded into four sizes: Toddler (Child, Adult Small, Adult Large).
Cowl Circumference: 17.5 (18.5, 21.75, 26.25)“ / 43.5 (46.5, 54.5, 65.6) cm.
Cowl Height: 6.75 (8.75, 13.5, 13.5)” / 16.5 (21.5, 33.5, 33.5) cm
Adult sizes can opt to decrease cowl height to the same as the child size if preferred.
Using 4mm / US size 6 needles, or needle size required to meet gauge, 22 stitches over 30 rounds in the cabled stitch pattern, blocked, creates a 4x4”/10x10cm square.
Ribbing circumferences assume you are working 6 sts per 1” / 2.5 cm.
The sample has been worked using The Harrogate Yarn Co.’s Mercer Double Knit base (245m / 268yds per 100g) in colourway Agatha’s Claret.
YARDAGE (includes ~10% excess)
Toddler: 96 m / 105 yds / 39 g
Child: 133 m / 145 yds / 54 g
Adult Small: 242 m / 265 yds / 99 g
Adult Large: 291 m / 318 yds / 119 g
TOOLS & NOTIONS
4mm / US size 6 circular needles (ideally with cable length to suit circumference of chosen size)
tapestry needle to weave in ends
Optional: cable needle
-long tail cast on
-joining and working in the round
-working C2B and C2F cables
-following a cable chart or cable written instructions
-working K2tog decreases
-standard bind off