Diagonal and Sideways Cowl by Stephanie Carrico

Diagonal and Sideways Cowl

November 2011
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
US 8 - 5.0 mm
200 - 225 yards (183 - 206 m)
25" x 8"
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Easy and fast knit, this unique construction will keep you interested enough to knit a dozen as gifts.
This distinctive modular construction gives an eye-catching play on color. Knit this up in a long color repeating or a hand painted yarn for the greatest visual impact with the least effort, choose your team colors to show your spirit, or red and white for a holiday candy cane accent, or just go to town with all those odd bits left over for a one of a kind creation. Test knitted for maximum ease of use.
Pattern includes pictorial directions for an easy to follow garter stitch graft of live stitches to edge stitches for closure of hat and detailed schematic and instructions for building cowl. Suitable for an advanced beginner.

Materials Needed:
Approximately 200 yds worsted weight yarn each for the cowl or hat. Cowl can easily .be adapted for other weight yarns by adjusting number of modules
Size 8 needles, a 24” circular needle will be needed for finishing, the modules can be worked on straight needles if desired.
Tapestry needle, stitch holders or waste yarn to hold live stitches.

Stitches/Techniques Used:
Garter, Stockinette and Reverse Stockinette stitches, picked up stitches, short rows with wrap and turn (explanation given), Garter Stitch Graft (pictorial explanation given).

Finished Measurements:
Cowl is 25” in circumference and 8” tall.
Small - 19” in circumference and 10” tall.
Large- 22” in circumference and 10” tall