From the pattern description:
Metheglin (muh-THEG-lin) is a type of wine brewed from honey, much like mead, but with added spices. The hexagons floating on the garter stitch surface of this cowl made me think of honeycomb, and the stranded colorwork makes it just a bit spicy. Worked top-down, in the round, with rolled reverse stockinette edges, it hugs the neck and flares gently out over the shoulders using increases worked into the pattern to form an elegant honeycomb collar that curves over the collarbones like a jeweled necklace.
The pattern uses less than 100 meters (110 yards)/50 grams of each color, making this a great way to showcase single skeins of precious yarn or small amounts of handspun. Go ahead and indulge in a skein of luxurious, next-to-skin soft yarn—hand-painted alpaca? Handspun, self-striping merino? Or just the odds and ends from your stash? Whatever it is, you can knit it up in no time into a cowl that shows off variegated or monochromatic colors with equal