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Issue 373 – Flor de Maio

As a knitter who is perpetually cold this time of year, I find myself wearing cowls when I'm outdoors, at work and even while relaxing at home in the evenings. With such constant use, I like my cowls to look good from all angles.

With this in mind, I designed this cowl in a reversible lace pattern that looks beautiful on both sides. A simple eyelet and garter stitch pattern keeps the edges from curling. My cowl is knit in colorful Chateau, but it would also be beautiful in undyed Chalet.

Meg Myers

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The Yarn

Chateau
70% Baby Alpaca • 30% Bamboo

MountainTop Chalet's colorful cousin, Chateau is the same super-soft baby alpaca/bamboo blend with a chainette construction. It knits up quickly, which is perfect for last-minute gifts. Any pattern written for Chalet will knit up just as beautifully in Chateau.



More free cowl patterns!

Do you share my love of cowls? Or are you just out of time to knit scarves as gifts and you're looking for a quicker project? Either way, here's a few of our most popular cowls from past Web-Letters.




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