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I am a life long knitter, starting when about 10 years old. I've left the art at times, but returned in earnest about 13 years ago - with the birth of my first and only grandchild. I have a small ...

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Twists n' Turns

from Nancy Totten's Craftsy Store
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Twists n' Turns
Twists n' Turns Fingering weight
Twists n' Turns DK weight
Twists n' Turns DK weight

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knitting in the round
  • Simple cable stitch

Pattern Description:

My life has had so many twist and turns that it was a natural to work out a cowl using twisted stitches and cables. It can be worked with either fingering or dk weight yarn- I've done it in both weights and will show in pictures.


Not critical, this pattern adapts to various weights of yarn and needle sizes.


  • Approx 170 yards fingering to sport weight yarn and US #3 needle or approx 155 yards DK weight yarn and US #5 needle

You Will Also Need:

  • Cable needle

Suggested yarn:

170 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Classic Elite Fresco