Taffy Cowl


Faye Kennington

Size 27″ circumference and 9 1/2″ tall

Yarn Zen Yarn Garden Serenity DK (90% superwash merino, 10% cashmere; 250 yd [228 m]/100 g):

  • dusty rose, 1 skein

Gauge 21 sts and 27 rows = 4″ in St st on larger needles


  • Size 6 (4 mm): 16″ circular (cir) needle
  • Size 5 (3.75 mm): 16″ cir needle
  • Cable needle (cn)
  • Markers (m)
  • Tapestry needle

A lightweight cowl features a simple twist: a cable mixed with a mostly garter-stitch body. Even better, Faye designed this piece to be easily lengthened or shortened to the knitter’s preference.Kennington3 Kennington2 Kennington1



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