Natsuyo

$6.00 PDF Pattern

Natsuyo is a lightweight cowl inspired by the early spring, when shoots begin to dot the ground. A leaf motif encircles the bottom hem, and the parallel lines of twisted knit stitches call to mind a trellis awaiting new growth.

The cowl is worked in the round, from the bottom up, beginning with a scalloped edge. Decreases are used to create the tapered shape, for a closer fit at the top. Pattern includes both charted and written instructions.

Techniques required: knitting in the round, lace, increases, decreases

Finished Measurements

Sizes: 1 (2)

Upper circumference: 17½ (19¼)” / 44.5 (49) cm

Lower circumference: 26¼ (29)” / 66.5 (73.5) cm

Length: 8½ (9)” / 21.5 (23) cm

Cowl is shown in Size 1.

Yarn

Approximately 200 (230) yds / 183 (210) m in sport weight yarn

Shown in O-Wool O-Wash Sport (100% machine washable certified organic merino; 304 yds / 278 m per 3.5 oz / 100 g skein). Color: Pasture Rose; 1 (1) skein

Gauge

25.5 sts and 32 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Reverse Stockinette stitch

16-st Leaf Motif measures approx 2½” / 6.5 cm

Needles

US 3 / 3.25 mm circular, 16” / 40 cm long

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

Notions

stitch markers
cable needle
tapestry needle