Special edition Kent Aran (shown), Stone Soup Worsted, Kent Worsted, Confection Worsted, Better Breakfast Worsted, Targhee Tango Worsted, or any worsted/aran weight yarn that knits to pattern gauge.
Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in size and density.
18.5(23) inches in circumference and approximately 9.5 inches in depth (washed and air-dried, unstretched)
Note: sizing may be adjusted by using needles one size up (looser fit) or down (tighter fit)
22 sts and 25 rows = 4 inches in cable pattern on larger needles (knit flat, washed, and air-dried)
16 sts and 26 rows = 4 inches in stockinette on larger needles (knit flat, washed, and air-dried)
size 8US (5.0 mm) 16-inch circular needle (or size to obtain correct gauge)
size 6US (4.0 mm) 16-inch circular needle for hems (or 1.0 mm smaller than gauge needle)
Note: cowl may be worked entirely on two circular needles if desired