Overlay Cowl by Kira Dulaney

Overlay Cowl

Knitting
February 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in Overlay Stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
930 yards (850 m)
Circumference: 41" Length: 7.5"
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A fine net overlays an ever-changing background in this fun slip-stitch cowl. Knit in a tube for cozy warmth and no wrong side, then grafted for a seamless finish, this a nice skill-building project for newer knitters. It’s an especially fun to use scrap yarn or mini skeins for the main color, but a gradient yarn would also work well. If using scrap yarns, lay them out in a circle to plan your color progression.

GAUGE
4” = 26 sts and 40 rows in Overlay Stitch, blocked
Note: yarn shown usually knits at 25-31 sts to 4” in Stocking Stitch

FINISHED DIMENSIONS
Circumference: 41”
Length: 7.5”

MATERIALS
650 yards total fingering or sport weight yarns for main color
280 yards fingering weight yarn in contrast color
US 5 (3.75mm) 16” circular needle or size needed to obtain gauge
US 5 (3.75mm) or smaller 16” circular needle for grafting
US G (4mm) or larger crochet hook for provisional cast-on
stitch marker
yarn needle
optional: cable needle