This pretty scarf, stole, or cowl in three sizes is a fun and wonderfully portable project, thanks to an easy-to-learn, addictive motif. With its highly contrasted areas of solid and openwork, the fabric filters light to pretty effect and drapes into lush folds when knit in a silky yarn blend. In a springier yarn, the finished piece will be full-bodied with stitch definition that really pops.
The blue version is shown here knit in the wool dispensary deadly stimulant, color blue tin and knit on larger needles with the Bare Naked Wools Confection Worsted.
Bare Naked Wools Better Breakfast Fingering, Stone Soup Fingering, Fresh Lace, Modern Deco Lace, Confection Worsted, or any silky fingering yarn with approximately 100 yards/ounce. Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in size and drape.
scarf(stole): 10.5(19) inches wide and 54(72) inches in length (blocked)
cowl: 24(49, 60) inches in circumference and 7.5(8.5, 10.5) inches in depth
scarf(stole): 425(850) yards
cowl: 230(430, 725)
scarf(stole): 26 sts and 32 rows = 4 inches in stockinette st (knit flat; unblocked)
cowl: 28 sts and 36 rows = 4 inches in stockinette st (knit flat; unblocked)
scarf(stole): size 4US (3.5 mm) needle or size to obtain correct gauge
cowl: size 3US (3.25 mm) circular needle or size to obtain correct gauge