Cloudburst Cowl by Emily Williams

Cloudburst Cowl

April 2012
Aran (8 wpi) ?
4 stitches
in stockinette stitch
US 9 - 5.5 mm
500 - 900 yards (457 - 823 m)
One size fits most and knit to fit
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Cowl, hood, shawl… long or short; up or down; whatever you call it and however you wear it, this multi-purpose garment will keep you cozy and cute. A little bit romantic and a little bit avant-garde, it will fit right in amongst any modern fairy princess’s wardrobe basics. Find an especially lovely, soft yarn you’ve been coveting and knit away with your head in the clouds and your eyes on sunny days ahead.

500-900 yards worsted or aran weight yarn. Note that a yarn’s drape can significantly affect yardage used.

US #9/5.5mm 32” or longer circular needle (or size you need to get gauge).

Crochet hook, scrap yarn, tapestry needle, cable needle (optional).

4 sts per inch in stockinette stitch. Gauge is not crucial in this pattern, however it will affect the finished size. Your fabric should be pleasantly loose and drapey, so you may like a looser gauge than suggested for the yarn.

Intermediate (cabling, short row shaping, Kitchener Stitch)

One size fits most & knit to fit.

Scarf section apprx 6” wide, hood apprx 15” at widest point. Length is up to you – shown as apprx 32” (purple), 40” (gray), and 48” (natural) along cable edge when laid flat, doubled.

Updates: pattern was released 7/5/12. Updated 7/27/12 with small errata. Updated 1/29/2014 with schematic. Updated 8/2021 to new layout.