Comfy Cozy Cowl

Comfy Cozy Cowl
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Step 1: Getting Started

Brrr...it's cold outside. But you can stay warm and toasty in your comfy cozy knitted cowl! You'll love creating this soft cowl and watching the lovely pattern emerge right under your needles. Use our free knitting pattern to work up comfy cozy cowls in just about any color of worsted weight yarn to accent all your winter outfits. Or knit a cowl for charity or to share with a cherished loved one. It's the perfect time to spend a chilly winter evening creating a cozy cowl to enjoy now and throughout the year!

 

Difficulty: Easy to Intermediate



Materials:
200 yards of worsted weight yarn.
Size 9 24 inch knitting needle
Stitch marker
Yarn needle



Stitches used:
K = Knit
P= purl
K2tog = Knit 2 together
SSK= slip 1 stitch as if to knit twice, knit both slipped stitches together.
sl2-k1-psso = slip 2 stitches together as if to knit, knit 1 stitch, pass both slipped stitches over the knit stitch.



Gauge:  In this project gauge isn’t super important. You are looking for a nice feeling yarn, not to stiff and not to sloppy, but just right.

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Step 2: Pattern Instructions

 

Instructions for Cowl:
Cast on 130 stitch, join being careful not to twist the yarn, place marker.
Round 1: Knit around.
Round 2 : Purl around.
Repeat these two rounds once more.
Round 5: Knit around.
Round 6: *( Yo, ssk) 2 times, K1, (K2tog, Yo) 2 times. K1; repeat from *  around.
Round 7: Knit around.
Round 8: *k1, yo, ssk, yo, sl2-k1-psso, yo, k2tog, yo, k2; repeat from * around.
Repeat these 4 rounds until your piece measures 7 inches.  Approx  9  times.
Closing rounds Round 1: Knit around.
Round 2 : Purl around.
Repeat these two rounds once more.
Cast off loosly in knit. Block as desired.

 

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About The Author

Melanie has more than 25 years experience as a Hands-on fiber artist and fiber arts teacher specializing in crochet, knitting, spinning, weaving and tatting. She has taught classes through various yarn stores, Community Education Programs, fiber fairs; as well as in 4-H programs around Idaho. She has been designing her own unique projects and patterns for numerous year and she has spent several years as a pattern tester for many yarn and design companies. You can usually find her working on something or planning her next project.