The Cloud Gathering Cowl combines cozy texture with three seasons of functional wear. Cinch it at the top with the i-cord drawstring for maximum warmth in any weather or drape it around the shoulders and neck for a gentle hug. Bespoke DK from Clinton Hill Cashmere creates a lightweight and pillowy soft fabric. Choose a solid or mostly solid colorway of DK-weight yarn to let the subtle texture shine.
The cowl is worked in one piece in the round. Each of the ribbed hems are folded in half, with a stockinette surface on the inside of the cowl and a whipstitch finish to hold the hem in place. The whipstitch secures each of the cast-on and bound-off edges to the inside of the cowl. The i-cord drawstring is threaded through the upper hem after finishing to make the cowl adjustable.
Circumference: 26¾” [68 cm]
Height: 11” [28 cm]
DK-weight yarn at 125 yds [114 m] per approx 50 g [1.76 oz]: 315 yds [290 m]
- Shown in Clinton Hill Cashmere Bespoke DK (100% cashmere; 125 yds [114 m] per approx 50 g [1.76 oz]): “Winter White,” 3 skeins.
US 5 (3.75 mm): 24″ [60 cm] circular needle for ribbed hems and two DPNs for i-cord drawstring
US 7 (4.5 mm): 24” [60 cm] circular needle for body, or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch markers; cable needle; yarn needle; safety pin
24 sts / 32 rnds = 4″ [10 cm] in Cable Pattern on larger needles, after blocking
24 sts / 32 rnds = 4″ [10 cm] in 1×1 ribbing on smaller needles, after blocking
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