Leaf and garter stitch—we’ll never tire of these stitch combinations. The shapes and textures of the stitches in Ela Torrente’s Liberty cowl beg to be touched and worn. In Aran-weight Osprey, this piece is a substantial guard against the chilly wind, with a length that allows for wearing looped once or twice around the neck as needed.
50" [127 cm] circumference and 10½" [26.5 cm] deep
osprey / barolo 146 / 3 skeins
32" circular in sizes US 9 and 10½ [5.5 and 6.5 mm]
16 sts and 24 rnds = 4½" [11.5 cm] wide and 3¾" [9.5 cm] tall in pattern stitch with larger needles, after blocking
Long-tail cast on (link provided); increasing, decreasing, working in the round. Charts and line-by-line instructions included.