Crispy Cowl by Elizabeth Smith

Crispy Cowl

October 2014
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
3.5 stitches = 1 inch
in St st
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
260 yards (238 m)
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In late October in Maine, “crispy” is a word that describes the chill in the air as well as the sound you make as you walk across the blanket of leaves left everywhere you go. And the color of this yarn just reminded me of this crispy fall season!

This cowl is knit in the round using bulky-weight yarn (I used the beautiful Malabrigo Mecha) and features an easy to knit stitch pattern that creates a very cool texture. Perfect mindless knitting!

The pattern also includes extensive tips on how to resize for different yarn-weights.

Pattern Details:

Approx 3.5 sts = 1” in Stockinette Stitch (although tips given for how to work for different yarn-weights)

Approx. 260 yds of bulky-weight yarn, shown in Mecha by Malabrigo (6100% Merino; 100g = 130 yds), 2 skeins. Shown in color Mostaza.

Needles and other supplies:
• 32” / 81 cm circular knitting needle in size US 10.5 / 6.5 mm or size needed to obtain gauge
• 1 stitch marker
• Tapestry needle or crochet hook to weave in ends