Salishan Cowl is a fabulous accessory for dressing up any outfit. The elegant lace design is surprisingly easy for lace.
Sizes: Small (Medium, Large)
Width: 6.5 (7.25, 10.25) in. [16.5 (18.5, 26) cm]
Circumference: 32 (42.75, 48) in. [81, 109, 122) cm]
Yarn: 1 (1, 2) skeins EACH Shibui Lunar (Lace; 60% Extra Fine Merino Wool, 40% Mulberry Silk; 401 yards/50 g) in Pollen AND Shibui Silk Cloud (Lace; 60% Kid Mohair, 40% Silk; 330 yards/25 g) in Pollen. Hold one strand of each of the two yarns together, knitting them as one throughout the entire piece.
If substituting, this pattern works with yarns varying in weight from sock to DK worked in a single strand. Yardage/meterage requirements are 150 (300, 450) yards [137 (275, 412) meters].
Circular needles: 1 set US size 7 [4.5 mm] at 24 (32, 47) in. [60 (80, 120) cm] length, or size needed to obtain gauge.
Gauge after blocking: 16.5 sts and 30 rows = 4" [10 cm] in charted pattern stitch.
Lace pattern is presented in both written and charted form.
I have made this cowl in several different yarns, including Madelinetosh, Malabrigo Silky Merino, Rowan Felted Tweed, and the Shibui Lunar/Silk Cloud combination. I feel like a million bucks whenever I wear the cowl, no matter which yarn I used!