The Bloodwood cowl, a unisex, two colour, two skein fingering-weight cowl is inspired by the bushland in Australia. The zig zag pattern reflects the unmarked trails and, in winter, the large puddles that dot their paths.
- yarn: 1 skein SweetGeorgia Yarns CashLuxe Fine in Oxblood (MC) and Charcoal (CC) (400 yds / 365 m per 4 oz / 115 g skein; 70% Superwash Merino, 20% Cashmere, 10% Nylon)
- needles: 2 size 3 US / 3.25 mm circular needles, 16″ / 40 cm or DPNs
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
- gauge: 34 sts and 36 rows = 4″ / 10 cm in charted pattern, after blocking
Note that gauge is not crucial, but will affect required yardage and finished size.
finished measurements: 6″ / 15.2 cm wide and 52 3/4″ / 134 cm long (before grafting)
Pattern includes a 6-page PDF (both written and charted)