Offset by Lisa Cannon


November 2022
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 21 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette colorwork motifs
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
525 - 1050 yards (480 - 960 m)
Small, Large
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The Offset tube cowl is a “choose your own adventure” style pattern. Designed with mini skeins in mind, simple colorwork motifs build a shifting flow of colors as you move from mini to mini and motif to motif. Written in two sizes, this cowl can be easily customized to incorporate additional colorwork sections for the length you desire.

Offset was originally designed as part of the Fibernymph Dye Works 2022 The Art of Contrast Holiday Countdown Collections.

Yarn Requirements

Large: A minimum of 24 10-gram mini skeins OR 12 20-gram mini skeins. (If you are using 24 20-gram mini skeins, you will use approximately half of your yardage for this tube cowl if knit as written.)

Small: A minimum of 12 10-gram minis skeins.


US 2 (2.75 mm) circular needle, 16” (40 cm) cord length
US 3 (3.25 mm) circular needle, 16” (40 cm) cord length


30 stitches and 21 rounds/4” (10 cm) in colorwork patterns in the round on larger needles, blocked.


Large: 16” (43 cm) tube circumference; approximately 48” (122 cm) length, 47” (119 cm) circumference when buttoned

Small: 16” (43 cm) tube circumference; approximately 26” (66 cm) length, 25” (63.5 cm) circumference when buttoned

Other Tools & Notions

Digital scale capable of accurately weighing yarn in grams (recommended)
One stitch marker
Ten 5/8”(15 mm) buttons
Tapestry needle