After basking in this pastoral setting, visions of these beautiful archways and the watery hues beyond beaconed the next design. Stitch your way through architectural slipped stitch cables atop a fluid background of Garter stitch. Reflections of this serene environment mimic the calm rhythm of the planned stitches.
The tech edited and test knit design is fully written and charted.
Small (Large): 18”/ 46cm (24”/ 61cm) around by 8.5”/ 21.5cm long
2 skeins Malabrigo Verano, shown in colors Alpha Metal (MC) and Arachania (CC)
Single skein info: 100% pima cotton Worsted/ DK; 205yds/ 187m per 100g/ 3.53oz
Sample weights: 75g/ 2.65oz (95g/ 3.35oz)
US 8/ 5mm circular needles
Cable needle (optional)
1 stitch marker
21 sts and 34 rows over 4”/ 10cm in pattern stitch. Note: exact gauge is not critical to this design. Gauge variations may impact final size and yardage requirements.
Slip It: always slip as if to purl with yarn in back.
Cable It: Archways Cowl features a medley of 1/1 cables. A cable needle is optional. You may choose to work the sts out of order without one. To delineate the 1/1 cables from each other, the stitches worked are included in the cable names. For instance, 1/1 LKSC knits the st from the working needle and slips the st from the cable needle.
Cross It: be sure to cross yarns at MC and CC transitions.