Simultaneous Contrast Cowl by Katrin Schubert

Simultaneous Contrast Cowl

May 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches
in Brioche Stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
750 yards (686 m)
One: Circumference 55”/140 cm, Height 121⁄2”/32 cm”
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It is always so exciting to make little inventions about brioche knitting. This pattern is a two-row wonder, worked flat as one piece using alternating two pattern rows. It’s a quick and uncomplicated knit – easy enough for beginners and enjoyable for more experienced knitters.

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Circumference 55”/140 cm, Height 121⁄2”/32 cm” (measurements taken after blocking)

Zen Yarn Garden Serenity DK (90% Superwash Merino, 10% Cashmere; 250 yd/229 m in each 100g skein; 2-Ply DK weight)

Shown in Mystery Splatter (Main Colour) with Royal Blue (Contrasting Colour), Approx. 300g (150g of each colour)

Or 750 yd/685m DK weight yarn (375 yd/345 m of each colour)

2 x US 5 (3.75m) circular needles, 24”/60cm, one working needle for 3-needle-BO

1 Stitch marker
Tapestry needle
Waste yarn

20 Sts and 20 Rows = 4”/10 cm square in Brioche stitch, unblocked.
18 Sts and 18 Rows = 4”/10 cm square in Brioche stitch, lightly blocked.