Honeycomb cables and textures come together with bright, vibrant yarn to make a cowl that is just as emblematic of spring as the flowers and buzzing bees enjoying them.
I wanted a cheery cowl that I could wear in the mornings to help stave off the chill that wasn’t too heavy. This delightful DK weight is bouncy and soft, perfect for a spring knit.
Although the cable pattern and smocking may present a challenge for beginning knitters, its repetitive nature is a great way to become an expert at cables in one project. A cable need is required, as the smocking is (probably) impossible without one.
Yarn shown Little Red Bicycle Unicycle DK (100% superwash merino, 260 yards per 115 grams), color shown: Bee’s Knees. Approximately 112 grams used.
Needle US 6 (4mm) 16” circular, 4 sts per inch stockinette stitch.
Finished size: 9 inches tall, 20 inches around