Pop Twizzle by Lesley Anne Robinson
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Pop Twizzle

Knitting
November 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches
in two color brioche stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
715 yards (654 m)
One size: 66” / 167.64cm circ. by 12” / 30.48cm height
This pattern is available for $6.00 USD
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Purchase the POP! e-book and receive three patterns :: Sizzle Pop, Pop Fizzle, and Pop Twizzle, for $12! If you already have Pop Fizzle or Pop Twizzle in your library, you will automatically receive a discount on this e-book at checkout!

Pop Twizzle!! This cowl design is an exciting collaboration with Cate from Infinite Twist and was inspired by her beautiful hand dyed yarn. This pattern is now available as a PDF download!! You can also still find this pattern as a part of kits through Infinite Twist.

:: About the kits ::
These super fun kits include everything you need to knit this scrumptious cowl, and there are four delicious color combinations from which to choose. Included in the kits:

  • Printed original pattern
  • Beautiful hand-dyed Umbra yarn in the quantities needed (1000 yards), your choice of color
  • Bamboo circular needle
  • stitch markers
  • yarn needles (large and small)
  • gauge card
  • two-color pattern marking pencil

:: About the pattern ::
Pop Twizzle is an oversized seamless cowl with a chevron lace edge detail, knit using the two-color brioche stitch. This special Umbra yarn from Infinite Twist creates the most beautiful brioche fabric, with a density and drape that are quite magical.

This cowl is worked in the round using a circular needle, from the bottom up. There are no seams. Two-color brioche creates a gorgeous reversible fabric! So now, it’s like you have two cowls! The pattern is easy to modify by adding or omitting lace repeats, too!

Skill level: Intermediate. Basic two color brioche skills are not required, but are recommended. Techniques used: knitting in the round, brioche knit (brk), brioche purl (brp), brioche increases and decreases.

This pattern is both written and charted, for your convenience!

If you have not yet tried knitting brioche, fear not!! This cowl may look complicated, but the twists and turns are made by increasing and decreasing the brioche stitches and are so much fun once you learn! This pattern is written so that ANYONE can knit it, with photo tutorials and links to videos teaching the techniques. I also highly recommend visiting Nancy Marchant’s website: www.briochestitch.com. She is the best teacher for this amazing stitch!!

Size: One size: 66” / 167.64cm circ. by 12” / 30.48cm height, measured after blocking

Gauge: 16 sts x 23 rows = 4” / 10cm; measured in straight two-color brioche stitch, taken after blocking.

Yarn:
Main Color (MC): 350yds / 320m Worsted weight yarn
Contrast Color (CC): 365yds / 333.8m Worsted weight yarn

Shown in:
MC: Less than 2 skeins Infinite Twist Umbra in color Scarlet (65% Camel / 35% Nylon; 250yds per 100g)
CC: Less than 2 skeins Infinite Twist Umbra in color Badlands (65% Camel / 35% Nylon; 250yds per 100g)

Needles: 40” / 100cm long, size US 7 / 4.5mm circular needle

Tools: tapestry needle, row counter, stitch marker for marking beginning of round, cable needle or stitch marker for use with decreasing sts, 17 contrasting color removable stitch markers for dividing lace sections

Photo Credit: Ruth Hart Mowry