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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Minerva

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • k2tog, ssk, YO, k3tog, s1-k2tog-psso.

Pattern Description:

The movement of the stitches mimics the motion of a cable, but instead comes from a creative placement of increase and decrease stitches. The cowl is worked in the round in a single pieceno sewing or seaming is required. Points on both ends can be emphasized during blocking. Finished cowl can be worn with either edge facing up.

Model: Teresa Ruch Designs Bamboo; 520 yards in 4 ounces; 100% bamboo/rayon.

Stitch instructions: Charted and written.


29.25 sts and 26.5 rows to 4 inches (10 cm) in stitch pattern, blocked.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished size: 19 x 24 inches (48 x 61 cm).


  • Yarn: fingering weight; 450 yards.
  • Needles: US 3 (3.25 mm) circular needles, or size required for gauge.

You Will Also Need:

  • 1 stitch marker required, more are optional.
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I have knit and crocheted, and done various forms of embroidery and needlepoint since early grammar school. Making things with bits of colored string is so integral to my being that the few times of ...

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