Scandi Cowl by Mary Jane Mucklestone
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Scandi Cowl

February 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Stranded colorwork pattern
US 7 - 4.5 mm
984 - 153 yards (900 - 140 m)
One Size
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Scandi Cowl features some of my favorite motifs, adapted from my book 150 Scandinavian Motifs. A super way to practice and explore the beauty of Scandinavian stranded knitting. Knit as a long tube in the round beginning with provisional cast on and joined with kitchener stitch after blocking to form a continuous loop.


Finished measurements 16” 40 cm circumference (8” 20 cm folded flat), 59½“ 150cm length

Yarn Vintage by Berroco (52% acrylic, 40% wool, 8% nylon; 218 yd 200m/100g)

2 skeins in color 5102 Buttercream (A) white
1 skein each in:
5107 Cracked Pepper (B) charcoal
5120 Gingham (C) pale teal
5106 Smoke (D) grey
5121 Sunny (E) yellow
5170 Sapphire (F) blue

Needles Two 16” circular needles in size US 7 4.5 mm. The second needle is to facilitate kitchener stitch in finishing.

Notions Two 1 y 1m pieces of Smooth waste yarn for provisional cast on and to hold final stitches during blocking; stitch marker(s), one for BOR and more if you wish to indicate pattern repeats;
tapestry needle for weaving in ends and working kitchener stitch.

Gauge 24 sts and 24 rrnds = 4” 10 cm in colorwork patterns, after blocking.

Stranded colorwork, provisional cast on, kitchener stitch.