Recollect Cowl by Jennifer Steingass

Recollect Cowl

December 2020
Sport (12 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette and garter chevrons
US 5 - 3.75 mm
One Size
Flag of English English
This pattern is available for $7.00 USD buy it now

Buy 2 patterns, get one free! Add three Knit.Love.Wool patterns to your cart at the same time and the third one will be free.

This easy moebius cowl is knit in the round. Alternating garter and stockinette stitch chevrons create an interesting texture and a squishy, warm fabric. The colorwork pattern is easy to knit and memorize, making this cowl an approachable introduction to stranded knitting. This is a great stash buster project and it works equally well with fingering or sport weight yarn. While my version uses 5 different colors, you can also use as few as 2, or even knit every single chevron in a different color if you have a lot of scraps on hand. I hope you have fun choosing your colors, knitting, and wearing this cowl!

Click to sign up for the newsletter for new releases, pattern sales, knitalongs, and knitting inspiration!

8.25”/ 21 cm wide x 31.5”/ 79 cm long.
(Note: knitted tube is approximately 17”/ 43.5 cm in circumference and is 8.25”/ 21 cm wide when
measured flat.

Sport or fingering weight yarn (wool or wool blend recommended but any type will work)
CC1: 140 yds / 128 m
CC2: 140 yds / 128 m
CC3: 250 yds / 229 m
CC4: 140 yds / 128 m
CC5: 140 yds / 128 m

The Farmer’s Daughter Recollect, 100% Rambouillet, 185 yds / 170 m / 2 oz / 57g
CC1: Ranch Romance, 1 skein
CC2: Sunny’s, 1 skein
CC3: Chinook Winds, 2 skeins
CC4: Dumplin’, 1 skein
CC5: Porch Pumpkin, 1 skein

Size US 5 / 3.75 mm 16” / 40 cm circular needle. Note: you will need a second needle of the same size for the last step, to finish the cowl.

Gauge 26 sts and 32 rnds = 4” / 10 cm

Knitting in the round
Stranded colorwork
Provisional cast on (links to tutorials included)
Kitchener stitch (link to a tutorial in pattern)