Aves cowl pattern
This is a pattern for a colourwork cowl, worked in the round from a provisional cast-on. Once all charts are worked to desired length, stitches are grafted in the round to connect the cowl.
This pattern includes 6 bird charts plus 2 extra bird charts if you would like a longer cowl.
Shetland 4ply by Gathered Sheep Yarns; Fingering; 100% Pure Shetland Wool; 233yds (213m) / 55g
approximate yarn amounts:
MC (Dove) - 110g; 466yds/426m
CC1 (Raven) - 110g; 466yds/426m
CC2 (accent colour) - 25g; 106yds
2.75mm (us no 2) circulars 20in/50cm or DPNs 6in/15cm
3.25mm (us no 3) circulars 20in/50cm or DPNs 6in/15cm
26 sts x 32 rows = 4in/10cm measured over stranded stockinette on larger needles
Some knitters work stranded and single-coloured at different gauges. Change needles, as needed, to keep stitch gauge the same throughout.
approximate finished size:
8.25in/21cm (width) x 43.5in/110.5cm (circumference)
needle to weave in ends, st markers, waste yarn for provisional cast-on