Molten Metal Cowl by Stefanie Goodwin-Ritter
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Molten Metal Cowl

August 2016
Sport (12 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
250 yards (229 m)
One Size
This pattern is available from for $5.00.

Meet the Molten Metal Cowl, which you can knit with just 1 skein of Lhasa Wilderness, shown here in the Mango Salsa colorway from Bijou Basin Ranch’s indie dyer series.

It uses two different stitch patterns (which are both written and charted) to create a fun-to-knit cowl you can knit using both variegated and semi-solid hand-dyed colorways.

I love working with this soft, lustrous yarn, especially since I know that the finished project will look great for years to come - the strength of the bamboo is the perfect complement to the yak fiber, and many of my previous projects in this yarn have yet to pill (even mittens!). Another bonus of working with this particular yarn is that it yields beautiful stitch definition.

Ready to KAL?
You can purchase discounted project kits for the Molten Metal Cowl here, or individual PDF downloads of the pattern here.

Be sure to share your project with us between Sept. 5 and October 31 in the KAL thread in the Bijou Basin Ranch Ravelry group (we’ll be announcing prizes soon!), and if you happen to be on instagram, you can use the #bijoubasinranch and #moltenmetalKAL hashtags for your photos!

Skill Level

One Size Fits Most: Approx. 24” Circumference
12” width x 9” height when measured flat

1 skein Bijou Basin Ranch Lhasa Wilderness
(75 % yak/25% bamboo, 250 yards/76 grams)
Shown in Mango Salsa
US #6 16” Circular Needles
Stitch markers
Darning Needle

15 stitches and 24 rows = 4” in garter stitch