Sweet Potato Cowl by Leanne Spinazola

Sweet Potato Cowl

November 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 9 - 5.5 mm
750 yards (686 m)
One Size
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The Sweet Potato Cowl was designed as a “dish” to accompany the Jimmy Beans Wool Fit for a Feast 2014 collection. It all came about when Jimmy handed me a couple skeins of Fyberspates Vivacious DK and Malabrigo Rueca and said “What do you think?” Well, my muse was inspired and I began swatching that night. Being a fan of stripes, really long scarves, and cowls that are like blankets for your neck, -not to mention buttons- I wrapped them all into one for this sweet cowl/scarf combo. Easily customizable, the Sweet Potato Cowl is super long and can be worn as a scarf (unbuttoned), or as a cowl (buttoned). The buttons are optional if you’re going for a perma-scarf or perma-cowl (directions are included if you want to go button-less), and if extra-long isn’t up your alley, it is easy enough to stop early for a shorter finished product.

Yarn requirement details:
-2 hanks of Fyberspates Vivacious DK (shown in Copper Tones) or approx. 500 yards of DK weight yarn (Main Color)
-1 hank of Malabrigo Rueca (shown in 16 Glazed Carrot) or approx. 250 yards of Sport or DK weight yarn (Contrasting Color)

Additional requirements:
-Eleven 3/4” - 1” buttons if you want buttons
I am no longer offering this pattern for sale