New Pattern: Sybil Cowl

Posted on Nov 15, 2012 in Crafts, Highlight | 2 comments

image of Sybil Cowl

So this happened yesterday. Sometimes you need to double up an already deliciously bulky yarn, dig out your gigantic 16mm hook, and make yourself or someone you love a wicked warm cowl.

The stitching on this is incredibly simple, and a round of foundation stitches ā€“ which I explain in the pattern ā€“ ensures the first round and last round look the same.

I made this baby in less time than it took me to watch three episodes of Downton Abbey, so I named it after one of my favourite characters (for the love of gods, if you used the powers of the internet to watch the third season like I did, no spoilers!).

I know of at least one person who’s getting one of these for Christmas this year, and it’s quite possible I’ll make myself another, simply because I want MOAR COWLS.

I used Debbie Bliss Paloma yarn held double throughout, and it’s deliciously soft.

The Details

Yarn: About 200 yards of super bulky yarn. Shown here: Debbie Bliss Paloma (60% baby alpaca, 40% merino wool; 65 m [71 yd] per 50 g), 0014 purple, 6 skeins (yarn held double throughout).

Hook: 16 mm (Q).

Gauge: 5 1/2 sts and 4 rows = 10 cm (4″) in pattern.

Finished size: 32″ circumference, 10″ high.

By it on Ravelry or Craftsy, and go make many holiday gifts!

 

  • iknitalone

    This is beautiful, and with a daughter who wants to crochet it may be the thing that gets her truly hooked (no pun intended). (well maybe I did intend it, a little).

  • http://www.kimwerker.com/ Kim Werker

    Ha! I hope she does get hooked. :)