Lace Cowl inspired by PBS TV Series Downton Abbey


Downton Abbey inspired lace cowl!

About 250 yards of sport or worsted weight yarn

I used handspun!

US size 6, 16 or 24 inch circular needle

Picot cast on:

Knit cast on 5 sts, bind off 2 sts, move st from right to left needle

(Knit cast on 3 sts, bind off 2 sts, move st from right to left needle) repeat until there are 45 sts total

Knit 1 row as follows: ( k1, m1 ) repeat to end of row = 90 sts

Join n the round, careful not to twist


Rounds 1 – 5 and every odd round: knit

Round 6: K4, yo, ssk, k3

R 8: k2, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k2

R 10: k1, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k1

R 12: k2tog, yo, k1, yo, slip1, k2tog, pull slipped st over, yo, k1, yo,ssk

R 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26, 28, 30, 32:

ssk, yo, ssk, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, yo, k2tog

R 34: k2, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k2

R 36: k3, yo, slip 1, k2tog, pass slipped st over, yo, k3

R 38: k4, yo, ssk, k3

R 39 – 42: knit

Pikot bind off: knit cast on 2 sts, bind off 4 sts, repeat until all sts are bound off.

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