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Asterisque Cowl

from Phydeaux Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Asterisque Cowl
Asterisque Cowl Button just one corner, let ends hang
Asterisque Cowl fold in half, button thru both thickness
Asterisque Cowl Button thru center and twist for curve

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Cast on
  • Bind off
  • Purl together
  • Yarn over

Pattern Description:

The Asterisque Cowl: oversized, rustic, chunky, elegant, multifunctional. Wear as a cowl, neckwarmer, capelet or shoulder warmer. Asterisque looks so rich and complex - don't tell anyone how easy it was for you to knit.


10 sts x 10 rows = 4" in pattern, blocked

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 30" / 71 cm long
  • 10" / 25 cm wide


  • 106 yards super bulky yarn

You Will Also Need:

  • Two 1.25-1.75" wide buttons
  • Sewing needle and thread
  • Tapestry needle or crochet hook for weaving in ends

Suggested yarn:

106 yards of Bulky weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Shown in Lion Brand Wool-Ease Quick n Thick, one skein, 106 yards