Amsterdam Cowl by Nuria Pastor

Amsterdam Cowl

Knitting
August 2014
Sport (12 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in colour pattern
US 6 - 4.0 mm
One size: 80 cm / 31.5" circumference by 20 cm / 8" width.
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This is a super fun cowl that features provisional cast on, stripes, lace and kitchener stitch for binding off.
Play with different yarns, colours, weight like dk, worsted or aran weight for a smaller or bigger size.

Yarn:
Katia Gatsby, Capri or Bolero (sport/dk weight yarn, cotton and polyester, approx. 137 yards per 50 gram skein) in different shades.
For a 3 colour cowl use 3 skeins as follows:
115 meters / 126 yards for main colour - lace (MC).
65 m / 71 y for each contrasting colour (CC1, CC2).

Needles
4 mm US 6 straight (or circular) needles.
Hook larger than the needles for provisional cast on.

Notions
2 Stitch markers
Tapestry needle

Gauge
Take measurements after blocking, slightly stretched.
Colour version: 28 sts in 12 cm (2 pattern repeats) by 26 rows in 10 cm / 4” in pattern.
Lace version: 28 sts in 13 cm (2 pattern repeats) by 40 rows in 16 cm / 6.3” in pattern.