Fiddlesticks Cowl

Designer Alice O’reilly

Finished Size 22 1/4 (44 1/2)" circumference and 8 3/4" tall. Shown in size 22 1/4".

Yarn Brooklyn Tweed Shelter (100% targhee-columbia wool; 140 yd [128 m]/1 3/4 oz [50 g]): #18 button jar, 2 (4) skeins.

Needle Size 5 (3.75 mm): 24 (32)" circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Marker (m); tapestry needle.

Gauge 27 sts and 41 rows = 4" in Lattice patt.

The Fiddlesticks Cowl uses a twisted stitch found in traditional Austrian and Bavarian knits. Twisted stitches are essentially mini-cables, giving the fabric the textural interest of cabling without the cable needle.


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