Twine Cowl by Nick Davis

Twine Cowl

November 2020
both are used in this pattern
Light Fingering ?
24 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in Blocked garter stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
400 - 440 yards (366 - 402 m)
One size, about 20”/50cm around at the narrow top.
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Combine triangle shawl techniques for a tapered tube-shaped cowl! The patchwork look lends itself well to partial skeins and scraps,

I-cord and faux seams finish and highlight the different sections of this multi-directional cowl. The .PDF features instructions for the cowl, numbered steps (this design breaks down into steps in a neat way that’s useful for layout, but they’re all fairly simple), and a pretty ridiculous amount of links.

This concept expands on the Alfa cowl design.

Yarn requirements are minimal: show off your scraps, or use a single skein of fancy yarn at around 440 yds. (Probably avoid using a small contrasting scrap on that second-to-last I-cord, though.)

Gauge is 24 sts and 48 rows over 4”/10cm in blocked garter stitch, worked flat. Please be sure to check your gauge.

About 440 yards of Malabrigo Sock, or a similar substitute yarn/scraps assortment
1 24-36” circular needle in US3/3.25mm, or size needed for gauge
2 DPNs in the same size, to be used for I-cord bindoffs
Tapestry needle