Little Fish, Big Fish double-knit cowl

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Little Fish, Big Fish double-knit cowl Pattern

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Knitting: Little Fish, Big Fish double-knit cowl
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Category:

Knitting

Type:

Accessory

Fit:

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

Item:

Other

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round
  • stranded knitting
  • doubleknitting

Pattern Description:

Little Fish, Big Fish is a doubleknit cowl with an allover fish and wave pattern. Worked in doubleknit technique, the cowl has a double fabric, ensuring it is warm and cozy. There are instructions for both a snug or a slouchy version, in either worsted weight or fingering weight yarn.

Difficulty: Intermediate. Pattern uses doubleknitting technique (explained briefly in notes), working from charts, knitting in the round, and grafting using Kitchener Stitch.

Yarn:
Worsted Weight Version: approximately 430 {570} yards in worsted weight yarn in two colors: for Yarn A 215 {285} yards; for Yarn B 215 {285} yards. Recommended yarn:
Cascade 220 (Worsted, 100% wool, 220 yards per 100 gram skein)
o For Yarn A: 1 {2} skeins (Robin Egg Blue colorway)
o For Yarn B: 1 {2} skeins (Cobalt Heather colorway)

Fingering Weight Version: approximately 420 {526} yards in fingering weight yarn in two colors: for Yarn A 210 {263} yards; for Yarn B 210 {263} yards. Recommended yarn:
Knit Picks Palette (Fingering, 100% wool, 231 yards per 50 gram skein)
o For Yarn A: 1 {2} skeins (Bluebell colorway)
o For Yarn B: 1 {2} skeins (Celestial colorway)

Needles:
Worsted Weight Version: two US 3 (3.25mm) 24" circular needles or size to achieve gauge.
Fingering Weight Version: two US 1 (2.25mm) 24" circular needles or size to achieve gauge.

Gauge: Take time to check gauge.
Worsted Weight Version: 18 doubleknit pairs of stitches x 28 rows = 4" x 4" in doubleknit stitch, after blocking.
Fingering Weight Version: 27 doubleknit pairs of stitches x 30 rows = 4" x 4" in doubleknit stitch, after blocking.

Notions: stitch holders / waste yarn, tapestry needle, stitch markers (15)

Sizes: Worsted Weight Snug: 20" round by 15" tall; Worsted Weight Slouchy: 26" round by 15" tall.
Fingering Weight Snug: 18" round by 14" tall; Fingering Weight Slouchy: 22" round by 14" tall.
Pattern is easy to modify into a longer length snood as desired.
18-20" around is an adult size small, 22" is an adult size medium, 26" is an adult size large.

Materials:

  • yarn in 2 colors

You Will Also Need:

  • stitch markers
  • tapestry needle

About Designer

About Designer

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Finding balance between adventure and calm, Jennifer's designs are inspired directly from her love of nature and wilderness, those spaces in which the wild and the tranquil inhabit. Her knitting designs use color and texture to articulate the transformational effect that nature can have on us. She has a Masters Degree in Environmental and Natural Resource Policy and when she is not knitting, ...

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