Cool Wool

October 2012
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
13 stitches and 17 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 10 - 6.0 mm
4.5 mm
164 - 250 yards (150 - 229 m)
Toddler, Child, Teen and Adult
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A cozy, quick-to-knit hat and cowl set is easily adapted to different sizes: toddler, child, teen and adult. It is also a great way to use up single skein of chunky weight yarn.
A fun and simple hat is knitted sideways, using short rows, create a lovely twist effect around the head. You may adorn it with a flower or just a big button.
The button-up neck warmer is a simple wrap-style neck scarf with a button closure and as easy as knit and purl. Wear it as a cowl, neck warmer, shoulder warmer by buttoning wherever you like.

Pattern Notes
Cool Wool hat is knit sideways in a single piece composed of several wedges shaped with short rows. You will work the body and the brim simultaneously. The outer edge will form part of the band of the hat. To finish the hat the cast-on and cast-off edges are joined together with mattress stitch.

Finished Measurements
Circumference: 15 - 15.75 - 16.5 “ (38-40-42 cm)
Height: 7½ - 8¼ - 9” (19-21-23 cm)

Cowl: 19 - 22 - 25” (48-56-64 cm long for toddler - child - adult

Hat: 1 ball (all sizes) Katia Peru (116 yds/106 m per 100g; 40% wool, 40% acrylic, 20% alpaca) or approx. 90 104, 116 yds/82- 95-106 m
Cowl: 1 1, 2 balls Katia Peru or approx. 76 106, 135 yds/70 97, 123 m
or any chunky weight yarn that will knit to gauge

This pattern is suitable for knitters with some experience.

Skills used:
Knit and purl, basic increases and decreases, short rows, chain, single crochet