Seurat Cowl by Noelle Barnes

Seurat Cowl

December 2020
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 11 rows = 4 inches
in Broken Seed Stitch
US 10 - 6.0 mm
190 - 210 yards (174 - 192 m)
One size fits most - the stretchy nature of this collar/cowl fits just about anyone.
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This colorful, quick, and easy cowl knits up in no time, with tweedy pops of color reminiscent of a pointillist painting. We used two colors of Noro Kagayaki, but any aran or worsted-weight, color-changing yarns would work. Try using the darker color as the main, or the lighter—the variations are endless!

This is a truly simple pattern—knitting and purling make up the complex-looking “lattice,” knit in the round. It’s called “broken seed stitch” - broken because it’s a seed stitch pattern that is “broken” by a knitted row every other row. By switching colors every row, you achieve the lattice look with very minimal effort.