Ladder Stitch Cowl by Marie Segares

Ladder Stitch Cowl

Knitting
March 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in 21 sts x 29 rows in pattern = 4” (10 cm) unblocked. Exact gauge is not critical for this project.
US 7 - 4.5 mm
160 - 200 yards (146 - 183 m)
Adult: 7” (18 cm) width x 22.5” (57 cm) circumference (unblocked).
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Use slip stitches to easily create a seemingly complex color and texture pattern while using just one yarn in each row.

Pattern includes optional instructions for making a scarf instead of a cowl. Yarn requirements will vary.

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Skills used
Basic knitting skills: cast on, knit, purl, bind off
Knitting flat in rows
Slipping stitches
Seaming (optional)

Skill Level
Easy

Finished Size
Adult: 7” (18 cm) width x 22.5” (57 cm) circumference (unblocked).

Materials
Patons Classic Wool Worsted (100% wool, 3.5 oz/100 g, 210 yd/192 m) – 1 skein each in 77308 Wisteria (CA) and 77404 Orchid (CB), or approximately 100 yd (91.5 m) in each of 2 colors in any medium weight yarn.

US 7/4.5 mm knitting needles, or any size needed to obtain gauge.

Yarn needle.

Gauge
21 sts x 29 rows in pattern = 4” (10 cm) unblocked. Exact gauge is not critical for this project.