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Colorful Chevron Cowl

Colorful Chevron Cowl

Get ready for the winter with the stylish Colorful Chevron Cowl. This simple knitted cowl pattern is an easy way to spice up your winter wardrobe. Grab two of your favorite colors of yarn and youll be ready to make a fashionable cowl that will make you stand out from the crowd. If youre new to color work, this is a good project to start with. The repeating shape of the chevrons makes the pattern easy to remember, and you only have to keep track of two colors of yarn.

Intermediate

Knitting Needle Size7 or 4.5 mm

Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

Materials:

Version A: Patons® Classic Wool DK Superwash™

  • Main Color (MC) Heath Heather (12015) 2 balls
  • Contrast A Gold (12609) 2 balls
  • Size U.S. 6 (4 mm) circular knitting needle 24" [60 cm] long or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Stitch marker.

Version B: Patons® Classic Wool Worsted™

  • Main Color (MC) Taupe (00227) 1 ball
  • Contrast A Seafoam (77219) 1 ball
  • Size U.S. 7 (4.5 mm) circular knitting needle 24" [60 cm] long or size needed to obtain gauge.
  • Stitch marker.

Version C: Patons® Classic Wool Roving™

  • Main Color (MC) Natural (77010) 1 ball
  • Contrast A Cherry (77709) 1 ball
  • Size U.S. 10 (6 mm) circular knitting needle 24" [60 cm] long or size needed to obtaingauge.
  • Stitch marker.

 

MEASUREMENTS
Version A: Patons® Classic Wool DK Superwash™
Approx 9" [23 cm] deep x 28" [71 cm] around.

Version B: Patons® Classic Wool Worsted™
Approx 9½" [24 cm] deep x 27" [68.5 cm] around.


Version C: Patons® Classic Wool Roving™
Approx 10" [25.5 cm] deep x 27" [68.5 cm] around.


GAUGE
Version A: Patons® Classic Wool DK Superwash™
22 sts and 28 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st.
25 sts and 26 rows = 4" [10 cm] in Fair Isle Pat.

Version B: Patons® Classic Wool Worsted™
20 sts and 26 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st.
21½ sts and 24 rows = 4" [10 cm] in Fair Isle Pat.


Version C: Patons® Classic Wool Roving™
15 sts and 20 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st.
16 sts and 19 rows = 4" [10 cm] in Fair Isle Pat.

 

INSTRUCTIONS

The instructions are written for Version A. If changes are necessary for Versions B or C, the instructions will be written thus ( ).  When only one number is given, it applies to all Versions.

Note: When working from chart, carry yarn not in use loosely across WS of work. The colors are never twisted around one another.

Fair Isle Pattern Chart


With MC, cast on 152 (136-104) sts. Join in rnd, placing a marker on first st.
1st rnd: *K2. P2. Rep from * around.
Rep last rnd of (K2. P2) ribbing 5 (4-3) times more.


Next rnd: [Rib 9 (11-13). M1] 16 (12-8) times. Rib to end of rnd. 168 (148-112) sts.
Next rnd: Knit.
Next rnd: Work Chart to end of chart, reading rnds from right to left, noting 4-st rep will be worked 42 (37-28) times.
Rep rnds 1 to 10 of Chart 4 (3-2) times more.


Next rnd: With MC, [K8 (10-12). K2tog] 16 (12-8) times. K8 (4-0). 152 (136-104) sts.
With MC, work 7 (6-5) rnds in (K2. P2) ribbing.

 

FINISHING

Cast off in ribbing.  Weave in ends.

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