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.