Oregon Wildflowers Cowl MKAL by Kelli Slack

Oregon Wildflowers Cowl MKAL

August 2016
Light Fingering ?
32 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 2 - 2.75 mm
400 - 500 yards (366 - 457 m)
25, 28, or 31 inches around by 9.5 inches wide
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Join in the colorwork fun! Explore four different types of colorwork: patterned, striped, checked, and lace. The MKAL fun started on September 1, 2016 and ran through October 31, 2016.


The wildflowers of Oregon are beautiful and varied. I designed this MKAL to highlight the wildflowers of Oregon. We start with a ruffled edge much like a petal.

This pattern is meant for adventurous novice knitters to experienced knitters and all those in-between.

Please read the entire pattern before beginning.

Yarn: 4 skeins CoopKnits Socks Yeah!, 231 yards, 755 Merino Wool, 25% Nylon, colors: 101 Obsidian, 104 Sphene, 106 Kunzite, 107 Beryl (approx. 100 yards of each for the small)

Needle: US 2 (2.75 mm) Hiya Hiya Circular needles or needles to obtain gauge

Gauge:8 stitches per inch (spi) and 9 rows per inch (rpi) OR 32 stitches & 36 rows to 4 inches/10 cm in stockinette

Size: 25 (28, 31) inches around, 9.5 inches wide

To alter the size: Adjust your gauge to increase or decrease the circumference of the cowl as needed.

PLEASE NOTE: Line by line written instructions are not given for this cowl. The nature of the colorwork is such that a chart is provided. The chart is very simple and should be approachable even if you have never read charts before.