Valeraine Cowl by Emily Wood

Valeraine Cowl

Knitting
November 2019
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 10 - 6.0 mm
250 yards (229 m)
23" / 58.5 cm in length and 11.5" / 29 cm wide
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Knit in soft, squishy bulky weight yarn, this cowl combines texture with deep cables. The Valeraine Cowl is knit flat with a line of buttonholes added along the final edge.

Four buttons bring a pop of color and versatility to this piece. Close one or two buttons to wear the cowl loose around the shoulders, or button all four on blustery days for a snug column around your neck to keep your face warm.

Instructions are both written and charted. Exact gauge is not critical but will affect the size of the finished cowl.

Size:
23” / 58.5 cm in length and 11.5” / 29 cm wide

Yarn:
250 yds / 228 m of bulky weight yarn
Sample shown in Cascade 128 Superwash (100% superwash merino; 100 g / 3.5 oz per 128 yds / 117 m) in West Point Blue Heather (2 skeins)

Needles:
US size 10 / 6 mm straight or circular needles

Notions:
Four 35 mm buttons; cable needle; stitch marker; tapestry needle