Asante by Lynn Di Cristina
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Asante

Knitting
November 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
525 yards (480 m)
One size
This pattern is available for free.

This rich, deep cowl, available free from the SweetGeorgia Yarns website, is the perfect late-fall project for knitters who crave quick, colourful, and gorgeous. Deliciously cozy yarn, simple stitches, and an easy construction merge into an enchantingly classic knit that you’ll love to wear year-round.

SKILL LEVEL
Easy

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
20 ½” / 52 cm circumference
26” / 66 cm height, from CO edge to BO edge

YARN
2 SweetGeorgia Yarns Party of Five Sets– Superwash Worsted in Rusted and Golddigger– 5-mini skein sets at 105 yards each (250 yd / 288 m per 5 oz / 140 g total mini skeins; 100% Superwash Merino)

NEEDLES & NOTIONS
US 7 / 4.5 mm and US 8 / 5.0 mm circular needles, 24” / 60 cm long
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
6 stitch markers (one in a different colour to indicate beginning of rnd), yarn needle

GAUGE
16 sts and 25 rnds = 4” / 10 cm in blocked stockinette stitch pattern, using larger needle
Note that gauge is not crucial, but will affect required yardage and finished size.

PATTERN NOTES
This cowl is worked in the round from the bottom up. The pattern calls for 10 different colours, but it is completely customizable for your preference.