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lions gate
scrumptious and snuggly cabled cowl
by Alexa Ludeman

Vancouver is surrounded by water - bounded by a river, an inlet, and the Pacific. Bridges are one of the city's defining features. The most famous is the Lion's Gate: an elegant suspension bridge built in 1938 to link the urban centre with the north shore communities and wilderness beyond.

This architecturally-inspired cowl can be an exuberantly long piece to drape or wrap two or three times around your neck, or a short and luscious little neck warmer.


sizing Large cowl wraps 2-3 times around, Small cowl just once
Finished cowl measures 9 (11) inches deep, 20 (58) inches around
materials 200 (500) yds worsted / aran weight yarn
(we used Blue Sky Alpacas Worsted Hand Dyes in 'ecru' and 'olive')
gauge 16 sts / 4" (gauge in stockinette stitch)
suggested needles US #9 / 5.5 mm (or as req'd to meet gauge); circular needles; 16" for small, 32"+ for large
notes uncertain about cables? check our our tutorial <click here> ... it's EASY!

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lions gate

lions gate

lions gate

lions gate

lions gate