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Chunky Orchid Cowl


Updated June 29, 2015
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Just say no to dark and depressing winter weather and cheer yourself up by donning this chunky cowl knitting pattern. Made with two different types of yarn, the Chunky Orchid Cowl is perfect for showing off your favorite skein of specialty yarn. Made with a textured seed stitch pattern, this is a quick knit pattern you'll love having in your repertoire. This super cozy cowl is just what you need to beat chilly, rainy weather. For an extra glamorous effect, try using yarn with sequins or beads!

Chunky Orchid Cowl
Chunky Orchid Cowl
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Knitting Needle Size: 17 or 12.75 mm, Circular Knitting Needles

Yarn Weight: (5) Bulky/Chunky (12-15 stitches for 4 inches)



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Very warm and comfy!

This really pretty. Can it be done on straight needles instead of circular? I'm a total newbie trying to teach myself.

Yes, you could do it on straight needles if you have long ones-the only difference will be the purl stitch will not move one and it will not come out spiral and you'll have to sew the two ends together when you're finished. but if you want it to look exactly like the picture it would have to be done on circs. hope this helps.

I am confused by the directions on this pattern. Are you using both balls of chunky at once. I don't understand the direction which says Take both ends from the ball, pulling from the center and from the outside of the ball at the same time...

No. It saids: hold the bulky yarn with the carry along doubled-this means the carry along yarn is doubled-not the chunky. Pulling from the centre and outside of a bal is one way to double the yarn strand-that way you are only using one ball of yarn, instead of 2. Hope this helps.

I LOVE it!

This is really ugly.

you're entitled to your opinion, but was it really necessary to make such a negative comment on here? the phrase "rude much" comes to mind.

I read that this is copywrited. I'm not allowed to copy it onto my own computer to keep the pattern?

Hi bfishburn, You can print out the pattern and use it, you can not reproduce it and claim the pattern to be your own. Thanks


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