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'Bob and Sway' Chunky Cowl

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : 'Bob and Sway' Chunky Cowl
'Bob and Sway' Chunky Cowl
'Bob and Sway' Chunky Cowl
'Bob and Sway' Chunky Cowl
'Bob and Sway' Chunky Cowl
'Bob and Sway' Chunky Cowl

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • read chart recommended but written provided
  • work in round
  • applied I-cord edge - directions provided
  • cable 2 over 1 purl right and left
  • bobbles - knitted or crochet

Pattern Description:

Fast fun knit.
US and metric equivalents.
Single hank project - aprox 140 yards (128 m) of chunky yarn.

Opposing 2 over 1 serpentine cable columns create hourglass shaped sections filled with moss st, and wavy sections filled with rev. stockinette and a few well placed bobbles. Applied I-cord edging gives a finished look to the piece and blends with the cables.

Learn a faster easier (Japanese) bobbling technique using a crochet hook - or use traditional turned knit bobbles - instructions included for both methods


16 stitches by 24 rows in stockinette = 4" square - for yarn/needle selection only

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • one size 23" by 7.5"


  • 140 yards of chunky yarn
  • US sz 9 OR 10 circular needle 16 -20 " long
  • pair DPNs 2 sies smaller than used for body
  • 1 -3 stitch markers
  • row counter
  • darning needle
  • cable needle (optional)
  • F hook (optional - for bobbling can use needles)

Suggested yarn:

140 yards of Chunky weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

MadelineTosh Chunky