Lace and Cable Cowl

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This cowl has a great fit, a tailored double-hem, and wonderful texture. The large, sculptural cables contrast beautifully with a delicate lace mesh. Two versions of lace mesh have been provided: Version 1 (shown in our Wool Socks red) has mesh patterning worked on every round. Version 2 (shown in Nest brown) is the same mesh pattern, but with a free round of knitting in between each patterned round. Charts for both have been provided – knitter’s preference!


  • Approximately 265 yards of worsted weight wool yarn


  • 18 sts & 24 rows = 4″ in stockinette stitch with Size A needle, after blocking

Size A needle (for Main Fabric):

  • One 16″ circular needle in size needed to obtain gauge listed
  • Suggested Size: 5 mm (US 8)

Size B needle (for Turned Hems):

  • One 16″ circular needle one size smaller than Size A
  • Suggested Size: 4.5 mm (US 7)
Finished dimensions
  • 23″ circumference at top hem, 24″ circumference at bottom hem; 11.5″ length from base to top (all measurements taken after blocking)

One size (two versions of lace mesh are provided in pattern)

Leila Raabe
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