Block it Out by Mindy Abodeely

Block it Out

Knitting
February 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
137 - 160 yards (125 - 146 m)
One Size
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

This simple cowl is knit flat and then seamed end to end, opposite corner to opposite corner. Easy to knit & easy to wear. You can make this cowl in almost no time. Make them in many colors to match anything in your wardrobe.

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Size
One size (though even a confident beginner could adjust the length an width by adding rows or casting on more stitches. Just bear in mind, more yarn may be needed)

Gauge
22 sts & 36 row to 4 inches
Gauge Pattern:
CO 22 sts.
Knit every row until swatch is 4 inches tall.

Yarn
Main Color (MC) – 137 yds/125 m (shown in Rowan Pure Wool Superwash Dk – “Cypruss” Color #7)
Contrast Color (CC) – Approx. 40 yds/36 m (shown in Rowan Pure Wool Superwash Dk – “Avocado” Color # 19)

Needles
US 8/5mm knitting needles (straight or circular, whichever you prefer)
Tapestry needle (for seaming and weaving in ends)