How Now Brown Cowl
Oct 31, 2013 - uploaded an improved version…updated format layout addressed some clarity/grammar issues.
I really like the way that this stands up on its own…Tip: if you want yours to stand, you need to get nice tight stitches when swatching :)
Knit in the round bottom up. A band of eyelet wreaths edged in garter followed by five wide ribbing panels, topped with garter stitch and crocheted picot scallops - you can skip the crochet edging and do the same intro eyelet bands as the ‘outro’ if you choose.
Aprox. 110 yds (100 m) of chunky yarn (6 - 7 wpi) ~Sample used 1 ball (110 yds/100 m/100 g) Louisa Harding Hulda (Chunky) in brown.
US 8 or 9 ( 5 or 5.5 mm) circular needle 16” (40 cm) long.
G (4.5 mm) crochet hook
Knowledge: Long tail CO -or other stretchy CO, Knit, Knit thru back loop, Purl, yarn over, slip stitch and pass slip stitch over (sl. st. /psso), BO
Basic crochet (optional-can use knitted intro as both ends) chain, single crochet (sc), slip st.
If you do not crochet but want to keep the look of the sample, there is a lovely knitted edging posted in the projects page for this pattern - karendidit’s Red Castle Cowl (her photo is also featured here) - which gives directions for a perfect knitted version.