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Monrovia Cowl


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Made with the luscious Bijou Basin Ranch yarn and a trifecta of rich jewel tone colors this trendy cowl is a must have for any fashion forward woman. Simple stripes and a flourishing ruffle add that little something to any outfit. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Knit Purl Pick Up Stitches Knit Front and Back GAUGE 18 sts and 24 rows = 4" (10cm) in Stockinette Stitch. Gauge is not crucial, but it will affect the finished size and yarn requirements. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 26" [66 cm] lenth of body before fold. 8" (20.3 cm) width including ruffles.

Supplies Needed

  • Yarn: : Bijou Basin Ranch, "Bijou Bliss" (50% yak and 50% cormo; 150 yds [137m], 2 oz [56 g];): Amethyst (CA), Sage (CB), Teal (CC) 1 hank each color.
  • Needles: Size US 5 (3.5 mm) circular needle, 24" in length, or size to obtain correct gauge and one extra circular or dpn. THESE ARE BLOCKED MEASUREMENTS! Note: pieces are worked straight, circular needle is used to accommodate full width and for ruffle.
  • Notions: Stitch marker, tapestry needle.

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Marly Bird
Marlaina 'Marly' Bird fled the world of financial services to launch a career in the yarn industry and she hasn't looked back since. To Marly, a bi-crafty girl who both knits and crochets, the yarn is the star, not how you work with it. She is the national spokesperson for Red Heart Yarns, hosts the YarnThing podcast, is the author of Cold Weather Crochet and I Can't Believe I'm Entrelac Knitting, and co-author of Knitting for Dummies, 3rd ed. You've seen her designs in Knitter's Magazine, Interweave Crochet, Knitscene, Love of Crochet, Love of Knitting, and in the books Knitter's Book of Socks, Unexpected Afghans, Simply Crochet, Lace Yarn Studio, Blueprint Crochet Sweaters, and Knitting Plus. Along with her designing and podcast, Marly has a successful YouTube channel where she teaches both knitting and crochet. On top of all that, Marly also has several online classes available with Creativebug and In her spare time, Marly is a wife to a very understanding husband, raises three kids, and because life was not crazy enough--has three dogs. For more about Marly, go to