Named after the middle of the three Aran Islands, this cowl features a central Celtic cable, flanked by cables, a twisted rib, and texture.
This cowl is knit seamlessly – first you knit the main body in the round from bottom to top. Then using a join technique you knit the top and bottom borders on, creating continuous cabled borders that run perpendicular to the main body.
This pattern is available as a single pattern download, or as part of the CableStart Vol. 1: Galway Bay ebook (link).
Yarn: Valley Yarns Northampton (100% wool; 247 yds (226 m)/100g);
Finished Measurements: 13” (33 cm) tall x 28” (71 cm) in circumference
Needles: US 7 (4.5 mm)
Gauge: 16 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch (blocked)
Skill level: Intermediate/advanced
Techniques used: Cable knitting, knitting in the round, joining while knitting, reading charts, provisional cast on, kitchener stitch/grafting
Notions: Waste yarn, tapestry needle, cable needle, stitch markers