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Strobilus Cowl
Strobilus Cowl
Strobilus Cowl
Strobilus Cowl
Strobilus Cowl
Strobilus Cowl
Strobilus Cowl
Strobilus Cowl

Strobilus Cowl

$7.00

Named for the scientific word for the cone of a pine fir, Strobilus, this colorwork knit design is inspired by nature. The top of the cowl resembles the structure of the cone of a conifer or flower of a hop, and continues into pine tree seeds, signifying growth.

Suggested Yarn

  • 2 skeins of DK weight yarn
  • Cedar House Yarns –Yearling DK, 100% SuperwashMerino Wool, 100 g / 3.5 oz. 231 yards (211 m)
  • Sample: Fox (brown), Straw (cream)

Approximate Yardage

  • MC: 200 yards (100 g)
  • CC1: 100 yards (50 g)

Suggested Needles

  • US 4/3.5 mm for ribbing
  • US 5/3.75 mm or size needed to obtain gauge
  • 24 in (60 cm) circulars

Gauge

  • 24 sts x 25 rows per 4 in (10 cm) in colorwork

Size(s)

  • One size, adjustable by adding more or less repeats

Finished Measurements

  • 13 in x 13 in (33 x 33 cm)
  • 26 in circumference (66 cm)

This is a great pattern for beginners!

Construction

  • This pattern is knit in the round, from the bottom up

Special Techniques

  • Twisted ribbing
  • 2-color stranded colorwork in the round
  • Chart reading