Overcheck by Ann McDonald Kelly


August 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in one side of double knit fabric
US 4 - 3.5 mm
984 yards (900 m)
One size
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One size: 122 cm / 48” circumference x 30.5 cm / 12” deep

Yarn: The Uncommon Thread Heavenly DK (DK weight; 70% baby alpaca, 20% silk, 10% cashmere; 225m / 246 yds per 100 g skein)
Yarn A: Zitouni; 2 skeins
Yarn B: Manuscript; 2 skeins

Gauge: 20 sts & 30 rows = 10 cm / 4” on one side of double knit fabric after blocking.
Note: is is actually 40 worked sts but only one face of the swatch is measured.

Needles: 3.5 mm / US 4 circular needle, 100 cm /40” length
Always use a needle size that will result in the correct gauge after blocking.

Notions: Stitch marker, 7 additional stitch markers to mark each half repeat of the chart (optional)

Notes: is cowl uses the double knitting technique in the round. Each stitch on the chart is equal to 2 stitches: one knit in the colour appearing on the chart and the other purled in the opposite colour. The knit side creates the front face of the fabric and the purl stitch is the back face of the fabric.