Spring Mobius Cowl by Haley Waxberg

Spring Mobius Cowl

February 2011
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in k6 rows purl 6 rows
US 8 - 5.0 mm
437 yards (400 m)
one size
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This is an easy and satisfying project for a simple, spring cowl. It’s really a no-brainer, the yarn’s self-striping colour and soft texture do most of the work. The pattern uses a Mobius Cast On, which is easy to learn.

To learn this easy new skill you can watch Cat Bohrdi’s great Intro to Mobius Knitting tutorial on you tube. Cat’s instructions are clear and easy to follow and you’ll be an expert in no time!

NOTE: You can not substitute a normal cast on using circular needles to create a mobius – it doesn’t work. By twisting the stitches, you’ll end up with a full twist in your knitting, and you only want a half twist (the mobius).

The yarn used has a very high cotton and silk content, both of which tend to stretch and grow. If you think your cowl is too small, don’t worry, it’ll loosen up.

Length: 25”
Width: 8”

2 skeins Noro Taiyo, 100g/200m, colour 1
5mm/36” circular needles
1 Stitch Marker

15 sts & 30 rows = 4” in K6 P6 ribs

Intro to Mobius Knitting tutorial by Cat Bohrdi on youtube: