The Capricorn Cowl by Luciana Etchechoury is a fun cowl for beginners and experienced knitters alike, with a simple shape with an incredibly effective slipped stitch pattern that looks bold and couldn’t be more simple to work. Worked in two shades of Tundra, this project creates the cosiest of neck warmers and will no doubt be a favourite for gift knitters.
The Capricorn Cowl is the tenth pattern from The Almanac Series II, a seasonal guide to knitting with The Fibre Co. yarns.
Capricorn Cowl KAL is now live!
Throughout the duration of the January KAL, both the designer and The Fibre Co. will be sharing fantastic content that will help guide you through completing the Capricorn Cowl. You can visit our dedicated Capricorn Cowl KAL page here and enjoy our live interview with Luciana as well as weekly tips and tricks released throughout January.
“I wanted to create something beginner-friendly and quick. I find this project achieves both goals while creating an amazing texture. It’s a repetitive pattern, so beautiful and easy to knit!” – Luciana Etchechoury
Designer: Luciana Etchechoury
Design inspiration: Exploring the Capricorn Cowl with Designer Luciana Etchechoury
Collection: The Almanac Series II
The Fibre Co. Tundra (60% baby alpaca, 30% Merino wool, 10% silk, 109 m (120 yd) per 100 g hank) in Boreal (A) – 2 hanks and Geysir (B) – 1 hank.
This cowl is knitted in the round from the bottom up. It features a gorgeous but easy-to-make textured pattern. This texture is achieved by working the yarn to the front and slipping stitches, which makes it interesting but still very beginner-friendly too.
SIZES AND MEASUREMENTS:
Circumference: 75 cm (30 in)
Depth: 32 cm (12.75 in)
14 sts and 19 rnds to 10 cm (4 in) measured over pattern stitch after blocking using 8mm (US 11) needles.
NEEDLES AND NOTIONS REQUIRED:
- 8mm (US 11) 40 cm (16 in) circular needle (or size to obtain gauge)
- Stitch markers
- Darning needle
- Slipping stitches with yarn in front for decorative purposes
- Working a project in the round with circular needles
- Half twisted rib
The most current version of this pattern is V1. Please note you will be purchasing the latest pattern version. Pattern updates are sent to all customers who have purchased a pattern either through email or a Ravelry message.
If you find you are working with an older version please go to our errata page for details of corrections and updates made. You can find the version you are working from by checking the pattern page footers.
This knitting pattern comes as a PDF file, which will be downloadable via a link that will be emailed to you after purchase.