Candy Cowl by Simone Kereit

Candy Cowl

Knitting
November 2018
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in slip stitch colorwork pattern
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
110 - 140 yards (101 - 128 m)
24" circumference
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Do you find yourself in the Fire Swamp of last minute crafting? Maybe due to procrastination or an innate ability to have a perpetual positive outlook on your ability to bend the space time continuum?
Fret not, here is one of six patterns that can help you out of that sticky situation of needing a last minute hand made gift. Something cozy and warm, stylish and modern, infinitely wearable and lightning fast to knit up!

Candy Cowl is a fun and quick to knit cowl, that really lets you play up the colors in handpainted yarn, or play it down in muted colors as you see fit.
The slip stitch pattern is easy but keeps your interest with just enough patterning
to not feel boring, yet simple enough to work on at knit night.

With 2 skeins of the Water Green and 1 skein Cactus Flower you can make all three, the Candy Cowl, Candy Hat and the Headband!
The pattern reminds me of those old fashioned pillow shaped hard candies with colorful stripes.

Yarn
Malabrigo Yarns Chunky (100 % Merino Wool; 100
yards / 91.5 m per 100 g skein)
1 skein each in 2 contrasting colors
Sample shown in Water Green (A) and Cactus Flower
(B)

Needles
US 10½ (6.5 mm) 24”/ 60 cm circular needle
or size to obtain gauge

Gauge
14 st and approx. 24 rows = 4” / 10 cm in slip stitch
color pattern

Finished Size
24”/ 60 cm circumference, 6½” / 16.5 cm high

Notions
1 Stitch marker
Large crochet hook or darning needle to weave in
ends


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