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Cowl
I have designed this cosy shrug as part of the Wool Week 2012 Celebrations. It can be worn in number of ways. The British Sheep Breed yarn makes it wonderfully warm. Perfect to keep you nice and warm during cold winter. Enjoy xx

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  • Step 1

    Materials
    Rowan British Sheep Breed Chunky
    (Pictured in Light Masham 957)
    S-M - bust 32-38'' x 4
    L-XL - bust 40-44'' x 5
    6.5mm (US10 ½, UK 3) knitting needles
    Cable needle

  • Step 2

    Finished size
    The completed cowl measures approximate 37cm (14.5in) in height and 50cm (60cm) (19.5, 23.5in) in width.

    Tension
    13 sts x18 rows to 10cm (4in) square measured over stocking stitch using 6.5mm (US10 ½, UK 3) knitting needles.

  • Step 3

    Abbreviations
    C10B - slip next 5 sts onto cable needle and leave at the back of work, K5, then K5 from cable needle
    C10F - slip next 5 sts onto cable needle and leave at the front of work, K5, then K5 from cable needle
    K – knit
    P – purl
    WS – wrong side

  • Step 4

    Using 6.5mm (US10 ½, UK 3) needles cast on 73 sts.
    Row 1 (WS) and every alt row: Purl
    Row 2 & 4: P7, K15, P7, K15, P7, K15, P7
    Row 6: P7, C10B, K5, P7, C10B, K5, P7, C10B, K5, P7
    Row 8 & 10: P7, K15, P7, K15, P7, K15, P7
    Row 12: P7, K5, C10F, P7, K5, C10F, P7, K5, C10F, P7
    These 12 rows form the pattern
    Continue in Pattern until work measures 100cm (120cm) (39, 47in)ending with row 1 of pattern.
    Cast off.

  • How to make a cowl. Cowl  - Step 5
    Step 5

    Making up
    Join cast on and cast off sides together.

    Enjoy
    Anna x

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