Checked Cowl by Julie Weisenberger

Checked Cowl

Knitting
November 2014
Woolfolk Tynd
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
350 - 400 yards (320 - 366 m)
one size
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This cowl looks complicated with the three colors but you are only working with one color per round so it’s actually a good beginner project. It’s a good stash buster, too. Find 3 skeins of yarn in the same color family and CO!

Skills Needed
General knitting skills.
JENY’S STRETCHY BIND-OFF

Size
Cowl is approximately 27in./69cm. in circumference as written but is easy to adjust. Just make sure to CO a multiple of 4. Sample is 12in./30.5cm. tall.

Materials
Yarn
Three strands worsted weight yarn worked together:
70 yds./64m. of a light color tone
130 yds./119m. of a medium color tone
130 yds./119m. of a dark color tone

Shown in:
Woolfolk Tynd 100% Ovis 21 ultimate Merino, 223 yds per 50g skein used DOUBLED
1 skein color 05
Sincere Sheep Equity 100% Rambouillet, 255 yds per 2 oz skein used DOUBLED
1 skein Winter’s Night
Quince and co. Lark 100% american wool, 134 yds per 50g skein used SINGLE
1 skein Kittywake

Needles
US 9 circ 24” or shorter
US 10 or 10.5 circ 24” or shorter
Change needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Gauge
18–19 sts in 4” in St st; row gauge not important.