Painting Waves Cowl by Stephen West

Painting Waves Cowl

November 2020
both are used in this pattern
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in wave patter after blocking (4 rows garter stitch + 4 rows stockinette stitch)
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1120 yards (1024 m)
One Size
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This fingering weight cowl is knit in the round and then seamed together to create a reversible tube. One main color is featured throughout all the garter stitch stripes. Eight contrast colors are used for painting the waves in stockinette stitch. This easy to knit cowl beautifully showcases mini skeins or leftover bits of fingering weight yarn.

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Finished Measurements: 46” / 117cm circumference, 10” / 25cm wide. Measurements taken after blocking.

Yarn: Fingering weight

Yardage: MC - 560yds / 512m
CC - 560yds / 512m total

Approximately 70yds / 64m per mini skein.
8 total mini skeins were used in the sample.

Shown in: West Wool Bicycle
MC - Canal House

Walk Collection Tough Sock Mini (75% Wool, 25% Nylon; 93yds / 85m per 20g skein)
8 CC’s - Twister, Patina, Frosted Moss, Fjord, Manhattan Beach Wave, Offshore, Cottage Door, Lullaby

Needles: US 5 / 3.75mm circular in 40” / 100cm length of size needed to obtain gauge

Notions: 1 stitch marker, tapestry needle

Gauge: 22 sts & 36 rows = 4” / 10cm in pattern after blocking (4 rows garter stitch + 4 rows stockinette stitch)

Pattern Note: Weave in your ends as you go! Use the Weavin’ Stephen technique as you introduce each CC stripe.