A Ghazal, pronounced ‘huzzle’, is an ancient Persian poem of love. The rhymes repeat in a familiar lilt, much like a sonnet. And the subjects, though always tied to love, are as varied as that most complex of emotions. Unrequited. Romanticized. Illicit.
This cowl’s pattern repeats with a flowing rhythm, making it a simple, enjoyable knit. Yet the options for yarn-weight and length, plus its beautiful blending of variegated colorways, give you endless possibilities. Knit it and fall in love over and over again.
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Length: 20 [31, 52]"/51 [79, 132] cm Width: 9"/23 cm for all sizes Measured after blocking
This cowl is knit flat from end to end, then grafted using Kitchener Stitch to create a loop. Instructions include options for three lengths in three weights of yarn. For a wider or narrower cowl, cast on any multiple of 8 stitches + 3 stitches.
In worsted weight: 16 stitches = 4"/10 cm in stockinette stitch. In DK weight: 20 stitches = 4"/10 cm in stockinette stitch. In lace weight: 28 stitches = 4"/10 cm in stockinette stitch.
Intermediate: provisional cast on, grafting
2013 - Originally published 2020 - New layout, updated Crochet Provisional Cast On and Kitchener Stitch instructions