Katniss Cowl with Vest
I went to see the second installment of the Hunger Games - Catching Fire - with the intent of keeping a close eye on the knitwear… because I knew it would be awesome! And I was not disappointed. The minute I saw Katniss in this amazing morph between a chunky cowl and a one-arm vest, I was in love! I decided to make my own version of this concept. I made mine a little more fitted to flatter the figure, and I made the cowl a bit smaller and more wearable. What I love about it is that it is meant to look rough and chunky and a little primitive, so you don't have to have perfect little stitches in order to make it look good. This is a one-size piece that fits a standard Med/Large Women’s size top, or a Large/XLarge Junior’s size top.
This pattern uses circular knitting needles with a 47" cable. There is a little bit of crochet, but don't sweat it... if you can knit... the crochet part will be a breeze for you!
Width across top of cowl - 15 ½”
Width across opening at shoulders - 19”
Height taken at longest point (bottom edge at right hip to top of cowl) - 21”
Height from right shoulder opening to bottom edge at right hip - 14 ½”
GAUGE: 4 in = 9 stitches on size 13 needles (yarn gauge)