Easy & Free by Carina Spencer

Easy & Free

Knitting
October 2019
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette, after blocking
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
200 - 400 yards (183 - 366 m)
Single Loop (Double Loop)
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Easy & Free is a bandana style cowl that knits up quickly in your favorite aran or bulky weight yarn and is simple enough for adventurous beginners. Knit it in a single loop (shown in ochre) or in a double loop (shown in grey) that layers over itself for maximum coziness on chilly days. It’s a cowl anyone will love, so make one for all your friends and fam this winter! 

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SKILL LEVEL
Easy

REQUIRED SKILLS
cast on (long tail) & bind off
knit & purl
knitting in the round
use of stitch markers
increase (yo)

MATERIALS
YARN: 200 (400) yds / 183 (366) m of aran - chunky weight yarn
Single Loop sample was knit in Quince & Co. Osprey (100%
American Wool; 170 yds/155m per 100g skein) in Honey.
Double Loop sample was knit with Cascade Eco (100% Peruvian Wool; 478 yds per 250g skein) in Antique.

NEEDLES: US 10/6 mm & 9/5.5 mm, one 20-36”/50-90 cm circular needle or
size required to obtain gauge and one size smaller.

NOTIONS: stitch markers, needle for weaving ends.