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Humble Dragon Cowl

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Scale-like dimensional texture, with equally interesting reverse.

Needs only a single hank (100 g) of light worsted or heavy DK.

A Basic Dragon. Created for those less confident of their skills, wanting a smaller project, or to get into the swing of the stitches before tackling the more complex Dragon Designs.

A single size scale, worked bottom up in the round, at a more manageable

9.5” (24.1 cm) Tall by 25” (63.5 cm) Circumference

Compared to Azure Dragon’s much larger -
14” (35.5 cm) Tall by 47” (119.5 cm) Circumference

… and no overlapping larger scales to contend with.

Intermediate Lace Skills: Basic Lace Skills - Unusual Stitch Constructions and Directional YO Closures.

Chart reading skills highly recommended, but written instructions (line by line abbreviated) also provided.

US English with Metrics and Glossary provided.

Video Links / Visual Aids for unusual stitches provided.

Blocking required.

ll Yarn ll

210 yds (192 m) 100 g Light Worsted Weight Yarn
~ Sample used 170 yds (156 m) 80 g = 85 yds (78 m) 40 g each of Malabrigo Rios in Cloud Sunshine & Cirrus Gray

100% Merino (Plied) @
210 yds (192 m) per 100 g

ll Equipment ll

US 5 or 6 (4 mm) Circular Needles, 28” (70 cm) Long
~Or size that gets gauge/desired fabric.
Row Counter
Stitch Marker
Tapestry Needle
Blocking Tools of Choice

ll Measurements ll

9.5” (24.1 cm) Tall by 25” (63.5 cm) Circumference

ll Gauge ll

Gauge Is Not Critical But Will Affect Size And Yarn Requirements.

Gauge - For Yarn Selection – Blocked Stockinette =
20 sts by 30 R = 4” (10 cm) sq

In Blocked Scales Pattern
1 Small Scale 12 sts by 12 R 1.5 x 1.75” (39 x 44 mm)

ll Notes and Tips ll

The Public Side of the Cowl is the Purl side. However, for ease of use, the pattern is written and worked from the Knit side.

All ICDD will “Stack” = the center stitch of the ICDD remains situated ~ stacks ~ along the same column.

There are some unusual st constructions and symbols. See the legends (pg 5) and linked videos and photos (pg 7).

To maximize dimensional effect snug down your decreases.
You will get a PDF (4MB) file

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