Diamond

$6.00 PDF Pattern

The cowl is worked in the round from the bottom up, starting with a twisted rib hem. The twisted ribbing flows into parallel lines of twisted stitches that frame diamonds of stockinette, and the cowl is finished with a twisted rib hem at the top.

Pattern includes both charted and written instructions.

Techniques required: knitting in the round, twisted stitches

Finished Measurements

Sizes: 1 (2, 3)

Circumference: 19¼ (22, 24¾)” / 49 (56, 63) cm

Length: 9½” / 24 cm

Cowl is shown in Size 2.

Yarn

Approximately 219 (249, 281) yds / 200 (228, 257) m in fingering weight yarn

Shown in The Fibre Co. Cumbria Fingering (90% wool, 10% mohair; 328 yds / 300 m per 3.5 oz / 100 g skein). Color: Blencathra; 1 (1, 1) skein

Gauge

27 sts x 36 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Stockinette stitch

20-st Diamond motif measures approx 2¾” / 7 cm

Needles

US 2 / 2.75 mm circular, 16” / 40 cm long for Sizes 1 and 2 and 24” / 60 cm long for Size 3

Adjust needle size as necessary to obtain correct gauge after blocking.

Notions

stitch markers
tapestry needle