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'Pebbles' Two Color Cowl

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'Pebbles' Two Color Cowl
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'Pebbles' Two Color Cowl
'Pebbles' Two Color Cowl
'Pebbles' Two Color Cowl

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cast on
  • knit
  • purl
  • knit intp row below
  • knit in round
  • bind off

Pattern Description:

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Fast and fun to knit. Very versatile style.

Overview:
Fun to work 'row below' technique is simple to learn and memorize. 2 stitch/4 row repeats make a lovely raised checked texture that holds warmth yet breathes well. Knit in the round with two colors (single hank each) of chunky yarn it works up fast. Into/Exit rounds of Garter prevent curling.
Needs:
2 balls (120 -140 yds each) of aran or chunky yarn= I each of contrasting colors of same type of yarn, sample used Cascade 'pastaza' in light grey and med blue.

32" (80 cm) long pair of circular needles US sz 10.5 (6mm)

End of round marker

row counter (optional= only 4 rows )

Darning needle to sew in ends

Easily adapted to other gauges of yarn/needle - just work a swatch back and forth with your chosen yarn. Modify the in the round directions to flat by working all the shown here as purl (even) rounds as WS knitted rows on your swatch. Figure out your gauge and multiply stitches per inch by desired length and CO the nearest even number (stitch is a multiple of 2)
Gauge:
is not critical - select a yarn of about 8 WPI (wrap per inch) = heavy worsted, aran or chunky.

Measurements of Sample:
48" by 6.75" (112 cm by 17 cm)

Gauge:

not critical to project but
11 stitches and 25 in texture pattern = 4"

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Measurements of Sample: 48" by 6.75" (112 cm by 17 cm)

Materials:

  • aprox 105 yards of 2 colors (210 yds total) chunky(8-9 wpi) yarn
  • US sz 10.5 circular needles
  • marker
  • row counter - optional
  • darning needle

Suggested yarn:

210 yards of Chunky weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Cascade Pastaza

Colorway:

light grey and med blue
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