Tetra Cowl by Annamária Ötvös

Tetra Cowl

December 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches
in Tetra 2-colour Stitch Pattern
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
415 yards (379 m)
One size, easily adjustable
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Tetra Cowl is knit in the round in an easy 2-coloured stitch pattern which uses only 1 colour per round. Stranded colourwork technique is not required, the motives are created by knitting below. Knit it as given in the pattern for a long loop which can be worn loose or wrapped twice around your neck, or cast on fewer stitches for a single loop, the pattern is very easy to modify.

16 sts and 33 rounds = 10x10 cm/4”x4” in Tetra 2-colour Stitch Pattern knit in the round with the larger needle after blocking
Base gauge: 17 sts and 26 rounds = 10x10 cm/4”x4” in Stockinette Stitch knit in the round with the larger needle after blocking
Obtaining the correct gauge is not crucial, but any differences will affect the size of the finished cowl.

One size

Finished Measurements
120 cm / 47¼” circumference, 22 cm / 8¾” height, unstretched.

Approximately 205 m/225 y of MC and 173 m/190 y of CC.

Sample made with The Plucky Knitter Scholar (75% merino, 25% cashmere; 233 m/255 y per skein) in colourway Modern Vintage as MC and Magnet & Steel as CC.

· 80 cm/32” circular needle in each of the following sizes: 4.5 mm/ US 7 and 4.0 mm/ US 6 (or size to obtain gauge)

· 1 stitch marker

Skill level: Intermediate
Necessary skills: Knitting in the round, knitting with dpns or magic loop.