This openwork cowl is created with short rows but they aren’t worked in the traditional sense of short rows; there is no attempt to close the holes. In fact, they are exaggerated as the knitted fabric curves and winds its way around them.
Gauge: 21 sts and 29 rows = 4" (10 cm) over Stockinette stitch, blocked.
Finished Measurements: 22 (25 3⁄4, 36 3⁄4)" / 56 (65.5, 93.5) cm circumference x 11" (28 cm) depth
- Illustrated knitting pattern
- Metric and imperial measurements
- Sizes: Small (Medium, Large)
Materials you need at home:
- Fingering Weight or Sock yarn; 305 (360, 505) yd / 280 (325, 465) m
- Shown here: Blue Moon Fiber Arts Socks That Rock lightweight
- 4.5 mm (US 7) needles
- 4.5 mm (US 7) crochet hook, for provisional cast on
- Scrap yarn (smooth and approximately the same weight as working yarn)
- Locking stitch markers
- Tapestry needle
A Holli Yeoh pattern is sure to offer something to learn, as well as a casually elegant aesthetic. Interesting techniques and clear instructions—developed from years of teaching and pattern writing experience—ensure a rewarding knit with beautiful results. Her work has appeared in industry leading publications including Vogue Knitting, Interweave Press, and Amirisu, as well as in her website (holli yeoh.com) and in her book Tempest, published in collaboration with SweetGeorgia Yarns.