Meringue Hand Knitted Cowl by Alla Koval

Meringue Hand Knitted Cowl

December 2011
DK (11 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Fishermen's Rib
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
3.5 mm (E)
220 - 440 yards (201 - 402 m)
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This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

Also available at FaveCrafts, as “Vanilla Meringue Cowl”.

Lightweight and delicate as meringue dessert, this cowl makes most enjoyable treat. Luxurious and chic, versatile and playful, this delicacy of a cowl is hand-knitted in wool and silk blend yarn. The cowl features an airy brioche stitch pattern and adorned with crocheted band. Stretchy, cozy, and generously sized, it has a beautiful drape, and can be looped around your neck twice for extra warmth.
Treat yourself of a loved ones to this delightful winter! Opt for bamboo or cotton blends for fall and spring accessory.


Small/Toddler (Medium/Child, Large/Adult)

Approx. 5.5 (8, 10)” (14 20.5, 25.5 cm) wide x 40 (46, 56)” (101.5 117, 142 cm) long
Note: Sample shown made in Large/Adult size but 40″ (101.5 cm) long—360 yd 329/4 oz 117 g of yarn

Dk weight (#3 Light).
Shown: Cascade Yarns Venezia Sport (70% merino wool, 30% silk; 307.5 yd 281 m/3.5 oz 100 g): 1 (2, 2) hank(s) of #101 white heaven.

Needles: size US 5 (3.75 mm); US size 8 (5 mm)
Crochet hook: size E/4 (3.5 mm)

• Tapestry needle for weaving in ends

  • This pattern involves both, knit and crochet skills.

10 pages, 3 photos, 2 stitch diagrams, technical pages: Special Stitches Tutorial, Conversion Chart, Yarn Substitution Chart.

NOTE: If you are not familiar with Brioche knitting, sure you can google “Brioche knitting“ to find free video tutorials. But if you want to learn everything about this lovely stitch, I would highly recommend Learn Brioche knitting basics and beyond with Faina Goberstein during this knitting webinar.

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