Bandana Cowl by Purl Soho

Bandana Cowl

Knitting
October 2011
Aran (8 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 10 - 6.0 mm
139 yards (127 m)
One Size (see Notes)
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MATERIALS
One-Color Version

  • Main Color (MC): 1 skein of Purl Soho’s Plenty, 100% extra fine merino wool. Each skein is 139 yards/ 100 grams; approximately 139 yards required. We used the colors Mint Blue, Lilac Quartz, Red Plum and Ash Gray.

Two-Color Version

  • Main Color (MC): 1 skein of Plenty
  • Contrast Color (CC): 1 skein of Plenty

For Colorblock Version, approximately 70 yards required of each MC and CC. We used Golden Green and Gray Pearl.

For Breton Stripe Version, approximately 115 yards required of MC and 35 yards of CC. We used Sapphire Blue and Pottery Pink.

For Transitional Stripe Version, approximately 80 yards required of MC and 65 yards of CC. We used Mint Blue and Plumeria Pink.

For Monogram Version, approximately 139 yards required of MC and a few yards of CC. We used Peony Pink and Red Pine.

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GAUGE
16 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch

SIZE

  • Finished Neck Opening: 17¼ inches circumference, comfortably stretching up to 5 inches
  • Finished Height From Point: 13½ inches

NOTE: Earlier versions of this pattern used 2 skeins of Jade Sapphire’s 8 Ply Cashmere, 100% Mongolian Cashmere or 1 skein of Swans Island Bulky, undyed 85% Organic Merino and 15% Alpaca; approximately 130 yards required for either yarn. Visit our Jade Sapphire version here, and our Swan’s Island version here!

NOTE: Now available in Italian with great thanks to a friend of The Purl Bee (aka icelandit on Ravelry).