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Prickly Thorns Cowl - a pattern download

Prickly Thorns Cowl

Prickly lace edges rows and rows of garter stitch in this shawl-style cowl. The oversized picot edge adds a beautiful texture contrast, much like a thistle adds interest in a flower bouquet. This cowl is knit flat and seamed, with short rows and a unique twist to the seam down the back.

-1 skein of Yak Sock from AJHC Wools (70% Superwash Merino Wool, 20% Yak, 10% Nylon; 437 yards per 100 gram skein); “I don’t have to bloom as vibrant as you to be as beautiful as I am” colorway, developed exclusively for Seed Club
-size US 6 / 4 mm (or size needed to obtain gauge), 24” or longer
-Stitch markers
-Tapestry needle (for seaming and weaving in ends)

18 stitches and 42 rows (21 ridges) = 4" in garter stitch, blocked

One Size: 18” at longest point in front, 4” – 5” ruched seam at back neck; 21” circumference at top edge & 26” circumference at bottom edge.

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