Color Mix Cowls

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Color Mix Cowls Pattern

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Knitting: Color Mix Cowls
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Category:

Knitting

Type:

Accessory

Fit:

Women, Men, Girls, Boys, Tall, Plus-sized

Item:

Neckwear

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, knit in the round

Pattern Description:

Color Mix Cowls

What happens when you knit one skein of a solid or subtly tonal yarn and mix in one skein of a vibrant self-striping yarn? Add just a bit of alternating stitches and colors in a few rows and knit it as a Moebius or Infinity Cowl?
It becomes a scrumptious, two-color cowl, mixing color and texture in an introduction to stranded knitting.

If you've ever wanted to try knitting with two colors of yarn, this is a good way to begin. The self-striping yarn does all the color changes for you so there aren't any joins to worry about. The colors pop off the solid or tonal background.

Knit as the Moebius, because of the twist, the stranded rounds are visible on both sides as part of the design.

The pattern is also written as an Infinity Cowl, with no twist.

It's a luxurious, warm cowl that is 6 1/2" wide x 56" in circumference and a very rewarding knit.

This is a worsted weight project. Any worsted weight yarns may be substituted in this design.

Note: For the Moebius version, 47" circular needles are essential. For the Infinity version, a comfortable length is 24" or 32".

Thank you!

Gauge:

3 stitches per inch in garter stitch pattern

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 6 1/2" deep x 56" in circumference

Materials:

  • Size 8 47" circular needles for the Moebius version
  • Size 8 24" or 32" circular needles for the Infinity version

You Will Also Need:

  • Yarn needle, scissors, stitch markers

Suggested yarn:

300 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Cascade Eco Duo and Noro Kuyeron

Colorway:

gray and any

About Designer

About Designer

dianelaugustin on craftsy.com

Hi! I'm Diane L. Augustin and I am Yarn Happy - Bead Happy

My passions are Knitting, Bead Knitting, Crocheting and Pattern Design

Drawing on many years of graphic arts experience in the publishing world, many years of knitting and crocheting and my love for all things fiber and bead, I joyfully explore yarn, stitch and bead relationships and construction techniques, composing unique designs ...

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