Courtesy of Red Heart®
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Approximate Time: 4 Hours
How to Make a Multi-Textured Cowl
Let your creativity go wild as you choose from Mixology Solids, Prints and textural Swirl, all in artisan color combinations. This easy-knit cowl uses 4 balls in shades of pink and coral, but would be equally as smashing in an of the other Mixology color ranges. The finished cowl measures 9" wide by 30" circumference, perfect to keep you cozy in a chill.
K2TOG: Knit 2 sts together
YO: Yarn over needle
Rows 1 and 3 (Right Side): Knit
Rows 2 and 4 (Wrong Side): Purl
Rows 5 and 9 (Right Side): Purl
Rows 6 and 8 (Wrong Side): Knit
Row 7 (Right Side): *YO, k2tog; repeat from * to end of row
Row 10 (Wrong Side): Purl
Repeat Rows 1-10 for Stitch Pattern. Knit the first and last stitch on every row and work center 14 sts in Stitch Pattern.
With A, cast on 16 sts
First Row (Wrong Side)
K1, P14, K1. Begin working Row 1 (Right Side) of Stitch Pattern, keeping the first and last st in knit and center 14 sts in Stitch Pattern. Continue until 1 repeat (Rows 1-10) have been completed. Cut A.
Change to B and work Rows 1-10 of Stitch Pattern. Cut B.
Change to C and work Rows 1-10 of Stitch Pattern. Cut C.
Change to D and work Rows 1-10 of Stitch Pattern. Cut D.
Repeat rows 1-10 in A-D one more time.
There will be 2 repeats of each color A, B, C, D, A, B, C, D - 8 stripes total. Bind off all sts knitwise on Row 10 of the second stripe of D.
With yarn needle, sew cast on row to bind off row, forming a cirlce. Weave in all ends.