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!

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:

Three strands worked together:
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.