The Rowlock Cowl is so named for its brickwork appearance. The elongated stitches worked in the contrasting color are the “rowlock” portion of the brickwork appearance in the stitch pattern.
The cowl can be knit with:
It can be easily made wider or narrower by subtracting 6-stitch repeats as you would like for the cowl to fit. The cast on number in the pattern will give you a cowl with a 26" circumference.