Owls in the Forest Cowl

US $6.00

publisher Provenance Knits
designer Marsha White
Inspired by original mirror image cable designs

The inspiration for the Owls in the Forest Cowl design was from the Cable Factors Vol 1: Mirror Images e-book (2016) by stitch designer A. Maloney.

In this stitch design, mirrored cables are framed in a diamond-shaped trellis of cables (also mirrored). The pattern reminded me of owls looking out from ‘tree holes’. The addition of beads gives them glimmering eyes. A forest of ‘tree trunks’ in wide ribbing creates a simple bold background that accentuates the cable trellis pattern.

Sample on left shown in Shelridge Yarns Soft Touch Ultra – Nutmeg

Also see the Owls in the Forest Scarf.

Pattern was professionally tech edited by Robin Melanson.

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Recommended for Intermediate knitters.
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SKU: pk-Owls in the Forest Cowl Categories: ,

Recommended yarn:
Shelridge Yarns Soft Touch Ultra – 100% merino, 2 – 50 gram skeins, 185 yds (169 m) each

Approximate finished and blocked size:
26.5″ circumference by 7.25″ long

Gauge swatch: in pattern stitch
34 sts / 40 rows = 4″

Circulars – 3 mm / 2.5 US in 24″ length and 3.5 mm / 4 US in 24″ length,
or size to obtain gauge.

Other items:
Cable needle
60 glass seed beads size 6/0
1 fine crochet hook: 1.25mm for adding beads

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