This beautiful double wrap cowl is knit from end to end using aran weight yarn and 5.00 mm needles. Pattern is a simple wide rib with a knit/purl border on one side and narrow border on the other. Just knit to desired length. Pictured cowl is 12 inches wide by 58 inches around and knit with 500 meters of Galway Highland Heathers in teal (colour 2527). For best results, use a yarn with good stitch definition. You will need to block your knitting to open up the panels. Enjoy!
500-600 meters aran weight yarn
5.00 mm needles
Gauge (not crucial)
20 stitches = 4″ across
approximately 12″ x 58″ around after blocking
K = Knit
P = Purl
SL1 = slip one stitch
Using 5mm needles, cast on 60 stitches
Row 1 & 3: SL1, K7, (P8, K8) to last 4 stitches, P4
Row 2 & 4: SL1, K3, (P8, K8) to last 8 stitches, P8
Row 5 & 7: SL1, P7, (P8, K8) to last 4 stitches, P4
Row 6 & 8: SL1, K3, (P8, K8) to last 8 stitches, K8
Repeat rows 1-8 another 39 times for a close fitting cowl. For a looser fitting cowl, work 3-4 more repeats. Cast off. Join ends.
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