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Allegro Aran

Pyramid Lace Cowl

Designed by Gail Tanquary of Alameda Yarn Co.

Description:  This cowl matches the Pyramid Lace Scarf and Pyramid Lace Fingerless Gloves.

Level:  Intermediate

Size:  30" circumference x 8" high


Gauge:  1 repeat of *K3, P2, P3 tog, P2, K3* = 2"

Abbreviations:  K- knit; P- purl; P3 tog- purl 3 stitches together to decrease by 2, RS- right side (outside of garment); WS- wrong side (underside of garment); yo- yarn over



Cast on 168 sts and join, taking care not to twist sts.Work 1 round seed st (K1, P1).


Note: On the rows requiring placement of a new marker, remove the original marker when proceeding with the next round.


Round 1:          *K3, P2, P3 tog, P2, K3, yo, K1, yo.*


Round 2:          K3, *P5, K9* all around, ending last repeat K 5, put on new marker.


Round 3:          *K4 (removing first marker), P1, P3 tog, P1, K4, yo, K1, yo.*


Round 4:          K4, *P3, K11* ending last repeat K 6, put on new marker.


Round 5:          *K5, P3 tog, K5, yo, K1, yo.*


Round 6:          K5, *P1, K13* end last repeat K 7, put on new marker.


Repeat these 6 rounds six times. Begin decreasing as follows:


Round 1*K1, ssk, P2, P3 tog, P2, K2 tog, K1, yo, K1, yo.*


Round 2K2, *P5, K7*, end last repeat K to 1 st before marker, put on new marker.


Round 3*K3, P1, P3 tog, P1, K3, yo, K1, yo.*


Round 4:  K3, *P3, K9* ending last repeat K5, place new marker.


Round 5:  K4, P3tog, K4, yo, K1, yo,* end K5.


Round 6-7:  Knit all around.


Round 8Purl


Round 9-10Knit


Bind off loosely. 

Note: Recommended Bind-Off Method: K2tog Bind-Off  (also called the Decrease Bind-Off).  This will produce an elastic edge.


Soak completely in luke-warm water and pin flat to block.


We are happy to share this pattern with knitters. The pattern may be used for non-commercial personal or knitting guild use. It is not to be used in any publication in print nor should it be reproduced in electronic/digital format without permission. Shops carrying Crystal Palace Yarns are welcome to print and share this pattern with customers of our yarns. 

November 2015

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