FD-45 Capistrano Cowl


FD-45 Capistrano Cowl

The double wings of this stitch made me want to name the pattern after a type of bird, or a place where birds are known to gather, like southern California’s San Juan Capistrano and the swallows that return to nest there every year.  This design incorporates two versions of one stitch pattern: one increases using a yarn over, the other using a make 1. The result is a cozy cowl that drapes nicely over the shoulders.

Errata:Written stitch instructions, first part, line 4 should read (the bold part is the change): *P3, k5, p1, k4, p3; …

Yarn: Sport weight, 300 yards.
Gauge: 21 sts and 25 rows to 4 inches (10 cm) in stitch pattern, blocked
Needles: US 7 (4.5 mm), or size required for gauge.
Finished size: 24 x 15 inches; 61 x 38 cm
Notions: Stitch markers.
Difficulty:  Easy

Stitch instructions: Charted and written.


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