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Chevzam features dead simple colorwork that looks far more complex than it is thanks to frequent color changes and a graphic, chevron motif. The floats on the back provide a double thick layer of cozy Malabrigo Merino for the ultimate in cheery winter luxury, and the color combinations are endless! Note: If your ribbing gauge is much larger than your colorwork gauge (which it will be for many people) you may wish to go down a needle size for the ribbing in order to prevent flaring. ALSO: This pattern does require the knitter to work from a chart. This cowl matches the Zam Hat! BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knit purl stranded colorwork GAUGE 20 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches in colorwork pattern SUGGESTED YARN 400 yards of Worsted weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Malabrigo Merino Worsted COLORWAY Frank Ochre, Natural, Sauterne, Pearl (1 skein each)

Supplies Needed

  • US Size 9 circular needles
  • yarn needle
  • stitch marker

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Dull Roar
I'm Alex Tinsey and I design stuff! I like simple textures and interesting shapes. I like soft wools and kettle-dyes. I like ice cream. Addis. Hats. Spinning. Ducklings. And I like you too, sugar cheeks. I can?t say I care for bio-writing, though. Boring stuff: I graduated with a degree in psychology (still in mint condition!) from Reed College, after dinking around at the Pacific Northwest College of Art and Kenyon College for a while. I've been knitting since about 2004, designing since about 2006. I was making up my very own garter stitch squares and randomly-decreased hats before that, but I won't count it. I've had patterns published in Knitty, Knit Simple, the Knit Picks Independent Designer Program, and Interweave Knits, though I generally go the self-publishing route.