March 6, 2014

Pattern Release - Askew Cowl

Askew is a reversible cowl that is knit lengthwise on the bias. This makes it a versatile pattern, allowing the knitter to determine just how long or short they would like it to be. The seaming technique used to graft the ends together is specific to this knit-1-below brioche stitch pattern and therefore virtually invisible. 
Silky Merino by Malabrigo Yarn allows for nice flow and drape in the fabric. Warm yet lightweight, this cowl is sure to please!

Small, Large (Photos feature the large, long cowl)

20 sts. x 26 rows = 4” (10 cm) in stockinette stitch on size US 8 (5.0 mm) needles (or size needed to get gauge)

Advanced (provisional cast on and grafting knowledge required)

US Size 8 (5.0 mm) circular needles (and a second circular for grafting)

Silky Merino, by madelinetosh, 2 or 3 skeins @ 150 yards per skein 
50% Merino Wool / 50% Silk

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