Frances cowl is an over-sized cowl that is cozy to wear and easy to knit up quickly. It uses less than 300 yards of bulky-weight yarn, features a little shaping (created by changing needle size) and an easy stitch pattern that is perfect for a little mindless knitting!

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Gauge: 13 sts & 24 rws = 1″ in St st

Yarn: Approx 282 yds of bulky weight yarn, shown in Baby Alpaca Chunky by Cascade (100% baby alpaca; 100g = 108 yds), 3 skeins.

Needles & Other Supplies:
• US 10.5/6.5 mm 24”/60 cm circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge
• US 9/5.5 mm 24”/60 cm circular needles or 2 sizes smaller than needle used to obtain gauge
• 1 stitch marker
• Tapestry needle to weave in ends