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Holli Yeoh | Giant Cowl

Giant Cowl

A cushy oversized cowl is worked flat in a cable and texture pattern that looks like its name: Snakes and Ladders. Form the cowl by joining the ends when the knitting is complete.

This pattern uses 6 hanks of yarn.
Published in Knit Simple Magazine, Fall 2013

Pattern available to purchase on Vogue Knitting for $5 USD.

Yarn

Bulky / 12 ply (7 wpi)
Yardage: 558 yards (510 m) Koigu Bulky

Needles

9.0 mm / US 13
Hook size: 9.0 mm (M/N)

Gauge

14 sts and 15 rows = 4" / 10 cm in pattern stitch

Size/Finished Measurements

Finished depth 11" / 28 cm
Finished circumference 70" / 178 cm

Techniques

Provisional crochet cast on, working simple cable from written instructions, three-needle bind-off.