Undulating Cowl by Heather Zoppetti

Undulating Cowl

June 2019
Sport (12 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stranded stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
819 yards (749 m)
24½" circumference and 10" tall (folded).
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The Undulating Cowl starts with a provisional cast-on and is worked circularly in a tube with stranded colorwork, making it extra thick and cozy. The ends are grafted together seamlessly using the circular grafting method.

Difficulty Intermediate

Yarn Weight 2

Finished Size 24½“ circumference and 10” tall (folded).

Yarn Cascade Yarns Longwood Sport (100% superwash extra fine Merino wool; 273 yd 250 m/3½ oz 100 g): #46 Cream (MC), 2 balls; #6562 Blue (CC), 1 ball.

Needles Size 5 (3.75 mm): 16” circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); removable m; waste yarn for provisional CO and to be used as a stitch holder; size F/5 (3.75 mm) crochet hook; spare cir needle size 5 (3.75 mm) or smaller; tapestry needle.

Gauge 23½ sts and 30 rnds = 4” in charted patt.

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  • This cowl begins with a provisional cast-on and is worked circularly to form a tube, then the ends of the tube are grafted together using the circular grafting method.

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