Ostrom

Skill Level: 
Easy
Project Type: 
Hats/Scarves/Gloves
Designer: 
Norah Gaughan

This luxurious cowl will help your wardrobe bridge the gap between seasons.

One size


Finished Measurements

Approximately 34” around x 17” high


Materials

3 Hanks Berroco Ultra Alpaca Tonal (100 grs), #6318 Oliva

29” Length circular knitting needles, sizes 8 (5.00 mm) and 9 (5.50 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

1 St marker


Gauge

16 sts = 4”; 18 rnds = 4” in Rib Pat on smaller needle

TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE


Half Cardigan Rib

Rnd 1:  * K1, sl 1 purlwise WYIF; put yarn to back over the needle (in other words, slip 1 and yo at the same time), rep from * around.

Rnd 2:  * K1, purl the slipped st and the yo tog as one, rep from * around.

Rep these 2 rnds for Rib Pat.


Cowl

With larger circular needle, cast on 134 sts.  Join, being careful not to twist sts.  Mark for beg of rnd and carry marker up.  Change to smaller needle and work even in Rib Pat for 17”.  Bind off loosely purlwise.

Note:  The RS and WS will be different.  Use the side you like best as RS of cowl.