Short Description: Keras Cowl by The Yarniad. Keras (Latin for horn) is a long and narrow cowl that features two Staghorn cables that twist beautifully around strips of Stockinette stitch. The cowl is knit in the round from end to end and twisted before the two ends are joined. Simple techniques join with beautiful yarn here to create a striking piece.
- 22 sts & 29 rows = 4”/ 10 cm in Stockinette st
- 38 sts & 29 rows = 4”/ 10 cm in cable pattern
- 6.5”/ 16.5 cm width
- 30”/ 76 cm finished circumference
Materials Used: Anzula Luxury Fibers Cricket (80% Superwash Merino, 10% Nylon, 10% Cashmere; 250 yds/ 229 m per 114g); 2 skeins in Daffodi; or 420 yds/ 385 m of DK weight yarnl
Needle Size: US 5 (3.75 mm) needles preferred for working a small circumference in the round (e.g. 16”/ 40 cm long circular, double pointed needles, circular long enough for Magic Loop, etc.), or size needed to obtain gauge
Pattern Includes: Detailed written instructions, photographs, cable chart, and technique tutorial.
Skill Level: Adventurous beginner