Basalt Stone Cowl by Margaret Stauffacher

Basalt Stone Cowl

October 2019
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 8 - 5.0 mm
680 - 700 yards (622 - 640 m)
One Size
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This cowl uses two-color mosaic knitting to create a color-blocked, polka-dot pattern. It’s great for beginners to try knitting color-work as it only requires you to knit with one color per row.


SUPPLIES: Approx. 680 total yards of worsted weight yarn (medium weight 4)
US 8/5mm, 16” circular knitting needles
Tapestry Needle
Stitch Marker

YARN: 4 colors of worsted weight yarn, 170 yds each
(Sample shown in Cascade 220)

YARDAGE: Color A – 170yds/ 155m
Color B – 170yds/ 155m
Color C – 170yds/ 155m
Color D – 170yds/ 155m

GAUGE: 16 sts & 23 rows = 4”/10cm
Worked over stockinette stitch in the round, unblocked.

Circumference: 53” (After Blocking)
Width: 7.5”