Blue Sky Fibers

Compass Cowl

The Classic Series

Design by Sarah Smuland


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Cozy and decadent, just the right standout accessory for when the weather turns cool. Worn slouched around the shoulders, this is a flawless hybrid of cowl and poncho.

Pattern No. CC3

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Bulky by Blue Sky Fibers (50% Alpaca/50% Wool; 100g/45yd): 7 (10, 13) hanks



Size 17 (12.75mm) needles, or size needed to obtain gauge

Size 15 (10mm) 24″ or longer circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge



Stitch markers

Cable needle

Stitch holders or waste yarn

Tapestry needle





In Cable patt, 12½ sts and 9½ rows = 4″, using larger needles

In Rib patt, 7½ sts and 12 rows = 4″, using smaller needles






Circumference at shoulders: 44 (54, 64)”

Length: 7¾ (11, 15¼)”

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