Aberystwyth Cowl by Sarah Solomon – Into the Wool

Aberystwyth Cowl

January 2015
Sport (12 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Mesh Lace
US 8 - 5.0 mm
300 - 328 yards (274 - 300 m)
One Size
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Approximately 300 yds of sport weight yarn
1 skein Handmaiden Maidenhair (67% Silk, 23% Kid, 10% Nylon; 300 m/100g)
Sample shown in White

22 sts and 32 rws = 5” in Mesh Lace Stitch with gauge needle, before blocking
Exact gauge is not vital

One pair of straight needles or a 24” circular needle* in size needed to obtain gauge
Suggested size: US 8/5.00 mm
A second circular needle or straight needle to use in finishing

Knitter’s preferred style of needle for flat knitting may be used

Stitch markers, tapestry needle, small amount of smooth sock or sport–weight waste yarn for provisional cast on, blocking wires (if desired)

Unblocked: Width: 11 ½ “; Circumference: 58”

Named for the Welsh seaside town, this exquisite mesh lace conjures up images of seafoam and fisherman’s nets.