Xenia Cowl – The Yarniad


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Short Description: Xenia (the ancient Greek notion of guest friendship) is a textured, striped shawl-cowl hybrid. Shaped like a semi-circular shawl, but worked partially in the round, Xenia resembles a shawl wrapped around ones neck, but without any ends. The cowl features a slipped stitch stripe pattern that is simple and fun and is striking in stripes and monochrome alike. Taking the equivalent of a single skein of sock yarn, Xenia works up quickly, uses up yarn leftovers beautifully, and adds a great splash of color and texture to an outfit in any season.

Gauge: 22 sts & 38 rows = 4”/ 10 cm in stripe pattern; 22 sts & 32 rows = 4”/ 10 cm in Stockinette st

Finished Measurements: 19”/ 48.5 cm circumference at top opening, 15.25”/ 38.5 cm height at center, 40”/ 101.5 cm circumference at bottom opening

Materials Used: 400 yds/ 366 m of fingering weight yarn: 255 yds/ 233 m of MC and 145 yds/ 133 m of CC Shown in Pigeonroof Studios American Sock (100% Merino; 400 yds/ 366 m); 1 skein each of Autumnal (monochrome version), Charcoal (MC in striped version), and Rubine 2 (CC in striped version)

Needle Size: US 6 (4 mm) circular needle, 16-24”/ 40-60 cm long

Pattern Includes: Detailed written instructions, photographs, schematic.

Skill Level: Adventurous Beginner

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