Ikigai Cowl from Malabrigo

Ikigai Cowl from Malabrigo

Paradise Fibers

MP104

This pattern was inspired by the Japanese concept of “Ikigai,” which represents a person’s reason for being. Roughly translated, Ikigai is “the happiness of always being busy.” We live in such a busy world these days. We’re always rushing from one thing to the next, attached to our devices,... Read More

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This pattern was inspired by the Japanese concept of “Ikigai,” which represents a person’s reason for being. Roughly translated, Ikigai is “the happiness of always being busy.” We live in such a busy world these days. We’re always rushing from one thing to the next, attached to our devices, rarely taking the time we need and deserve to stop, breathe and notice all of the beauty and wonder that surrounds us each and every day.

Pattern details:

  • Craft: Knitting
  • Yardage: 300 yards (274 M)
  • Suggested Yarn: Malabrigo Yarn Caprino
  • Weight: DK
  • Gauge: 19 stitches and 26.5 rows = 4 inches
    in Openwork Rib
  • Needle Size: US6 (4mm) in any comfortable length
  • Recommended Notions: Yarn Needle, 1 Locking Stitch Marker
  • Finished Garment Size: 13½″ / 34.25cm x 27½″ / 70cm circumference

Notes: needles with a more pointy tip are suggested to make the passing of slipped stiches easier.