Compression by Josh Ryks-Robinsky


by Josh Ryks-Robinsky
June 2016
yarn held together
+ Fingering
= Fingering (14 wpi) ?
4 stitches = 1 inch
in Garter Stitch with yarn held doubled
US 9 - 5.5 mm
560 yards (512 m)
One Size
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Knit with two strands of yarn held together, Compression is a fun, quick, and easy cowl that has a exciting POP of color work to give you a quirky little stranded detail sure to give your wardrobe that graphic punch to rock your look!

Size: Sample measures: 27 inches / 69 cm in circumference; 12 inches/ 30 cm in depth. This can vary depending on individual gauge and blocking preferences/techniques.

Recommended yarn: One color of fingering weight yarn in semi-solid/tonal/gradient as MC. Five mini-skeins to accompany the main color.

Sample uses one skein Fishknits Warm Heart 2-ply (100% Merino Wool; 400 yd/366 m per skein) in the Greys gradient color way and Madelinetosh Unicorn Tails (100% SW Merino; 52 yd/48 m per skein) in the Button Jar Blue (C1), Neon Green(C2), Edison Bulb (C3), Neon Peach (C4), and Fluoro Rose (C5) color ways.

Yardage: MC: 300 yd/ 274 m; C1-5: Five mini-skeins (52 yd/ 48 m per mini-skein) – 260 yd / 240 m in total.

Needles: One 24” US size 9 / 5.5 mm circular needle

Gauge: 4-4.5 sts to the inch in garter stitch on US size 9 / 5.5 mm needles

Notions: stitch markers, tapestry needle, scissors