Carried Away Cowl

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Pattern Specifications

Sizes & Finished Measurements

  • Adult

Finished Measurements

  • 12 1/2 inches tall, 33 inches in circumference.

Yarn

  • COLOR A Plymouth Yarn Baby Alpaca Grande ( 100% Baby Alpaca, 100g, 110 yds / 100 m): 1 skein in #3317 Light Blue
  • COLOR B Plymouth Yarn Baby Alpaca Grande ( 100% Baby Alpaca, 100g, 110 yds / 100 m): 1 skein in #1662 Stone Blue

Needles

  • Size US 13 (9.0 mm) 24” (or larger) circular needle & DPNs.
  • Size US 15 (10.0 mm) straight, or circular needles.

Gauge

  • On US 13 needles, in Brioche Ribbing Pattern:2.5 sts = 1 inch

Notions

  • 1 removable st marker or safety pin.
  • Yarn/Tapestry needle

 

Abbreviations

  • BEG Begin / Beginning
  • CO Cast On
  • K Knit
  • K1-B Knit 1 into the st below
  • PATT Pattern
  • REM Remains
  • REP Repeat
  • RS / WS Right side / Wrong side
  • ST/STS Stitch / Stitches

 

Brioche Ribbing Pattern

  • Row 1:     K1 *[k1-b, k1]; rep from * to end of row.
  • Row 2:     K2 *[k1-b, k1]; rep from * until 1 st rem in row, k1.

 

COWL

With larger needles, CO 61 sts in Color A, using Continent Cast on method. If working on circular needles, do not join. SET-UP ROW (WS): K row even.

ROW 1 (RS): Change to smaller needles, do not join, beg brioche rib st patt: K1 *[k1-b, k1]; rep from * to end of row. Place removable st marker or safety pin on the front of the work to help distinguish sides.

ROW 2 (WS): K2 *[k1-b, k1]; rep from * until 1 st remains in row, k1.

REP ROWS 1 & 2, three more times until 8 rows have been completed (1 stripe).

BEG COLOR B, rep rows 1 & 2, four times, for a total of 8 rows (1 stripe).

Continue striping each 8 rows until 9 stripes (or desired amount) have been completed. Piece should measure 121/2 inches from CO row. With RS facing, and larger needle LOOSELY BO all sts knitwise.

Finishing

Seam edges. Weave in all ends. Wash & block. Let dry, then wear and Enjoy!

©2014 Julie LeFrancois. All Rights Reserved.
Please respect copyright law and Do Not Reproduce in any form. Duplication & distribution of this pattern in any form without express permission of the author is a violation of copyright law: You may not make multiple copies of this pattern, reformat it for commercial use or resale, or sell items made from this pattern. Your respect for copyright law allows me to keep bringing you new and interesting designs. Write with feedback or errata via my contact page. Thank you.

 

brioche-ribbing

©2014 Julie LeFrancois. All Rights Reserved.
Please respect copyright law and Do Not Reproduce in any form. Duplication & distribution of this pattern in any form without express permission of the author is a violation of copyright law: You may not make multiple copies of this pattern, reformat it for commercial use or resale, or sell items made from this pattern. Your respect for copyright law allows me to keep bringing you new and interesting designs. Write with feedback or errata via my contact page. Thank you.

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