Waffle Cowl by Knitting Expat Designs

Waffle Cowl

Knitting
April 2019
Light Fingering ?
14 stitches = 4 inches
in Waffle Pattern after gentle Blocking
US 8 - 5.0 mm
800 - 900 yards (732 - 823 m)
One Size
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I recently published the WAFFLE Pullover and I loved the textured stitch in that pattern so much I really wanted to design a cowl that used it as well. It creates such a squishy fabric that it just begged to be something that went round the neck.

The cowl is knit using yarn held triple stranded which creates a wonderfully dense and squishy fabric (great for keeping your neck snug and warm). As a result of this it is necessary to have access to scales to weigh your yarn during the project (at least at the start), and to wind your yarns into a Cake or a centre-pull ball as you will be using both ends of the yarn.

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What you will need:

Yarn – A selection of 20g Fingering weight Mini Skeins (approx. 82m/90yd per 20g); You can also use scraps and left overs from other projects that is also possible just be sure to read the Colour Blending notes in the pattern carefully.

Yarn used in sample – A selection of 10 x 20gm Mini Skeins from Suburban Stitcher on the Sock base (75/25 Superwash Merino/Nylon) in the following Colourways:
A – Walnut,
B – Lagniappe,
C – Peach Tea,
D – Evangeline,
E – Curry,
F – Predictibility,
G – Lavender Fields,
H – Blue Lagoon,
I – Happy Accident,
and La Boheme for Cast On and Bind Off details.
(Yarn amounts adaptable – see notes on page 2).

Needles –5mm (US 8) 24” circulars for knitting in the round.

Notions

  • 1 Stitch Marker for marking the beginning of the round
  • A tapestry needle for weaving ends.
  • Scales for weighing your yarn (recommended but not needed for the whole project – see Colour Blending Notes)

Gauge – Approximately 14 sts/ 4 inches in Waffle Pattern and 16 sts/4 inches in Ribbing Pattern both after a gentle blocking (however, gauge is not terribly important for this pattern).

Sizes – 66cm (26in) circumference and 31cm (12in) deep