Obsession Colourblock Cowl by Annamária Ötvös

Obsession Colourblock Cowl

Knitting
December 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
34 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Basketweave Stitch Pattern
US 8 - 5.0 mm
840 yards (768 m)
120 cm / 47¼” circumference, 35 cm / 13¾” height
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In this 2-colour Obsession Colourblock Cowl the basketweave stitch pattern is combined with colourblocks and striped sections. The cowl is worked flat in rows, the ends can be joined with 3-needle bind off technique or with Kitchener Stitch.


Gauge
34 sts and 24 rows = 10x10 cm/4”x4” in Basketweave Stitch Pattern knit flat after blocking
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge

Finished Measurements
120 cm / 47¼” circumference, 35 cm / 13¾” height.

Yarn
Approximately 384 m/420 y of both C1 and C2.

Sample made with MadelineTosh Tosh Merino Light (100% Merino, 384 m /420 y per skein) in colourway Oak as C1 and Poprocks as C2.

Needles
· 80 cm/32” circular needle or 40 cm/16” circular needle in size 5.0 mm/ US 8 (or size to obtain gauge)
· Spare circular needle in any size for the 3-needle bind off or Kitchener stitch

Notions
· waste yarn for the provisional cast on
· cable needle (optional)

Skill level: Intermediate
Necessary skills: Casting on provisionally, using cable needle, working 3-needle bind off or Kitchener Stitch.