Fast Forward Cowl by Turquoise Toque Designs

Fast Forward Cowl

Knitting
December 2020
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
US 8 - 5.0 mm
480 - 975 yards (439 - 892 m)
Short (9x30") Long (9x72")
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I live in a place where we almost always have snow at the end of October, and it lasts until March or April. With the short winter days already here, I wanted a thick cozy cowl that would feel like a blanket. The bright colours hopefully can bring some cheer to the 16 hours of darkness!

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There are two sizes of cowl included, each with its own stranded chart. The short length is designed to go around the neck once with a twist, and uses three colours. The longer cowl wraps around the neck twice, and is designed for five colours.

Want a matching toque? Find the pattern here.

Gauge is not important terribly important for this cowl, but it is designed for a 20/20 in 4” stitch gauge on 5mm needles after wet blocking.

Yarn required:
Short Cowl: 3 skeins total of Berroco Ultra Alpaca, 1 skein each in 3 colours
Long Cowl: 5 skeins total of Berroco Ultra Alpaca, 1 skein each in 5 colours

Techniques Used:
Provisional Cast on
Kitchener stitch
Stranded Knitting with Two colours
Working in the round