Tempo

Two Color Cowl

by Antonia Shankland

The precise rhythm of a contrasting motif gives depth and enhances this weightless cowl. Hues converge in the middle for a unique take on symmetry and is completed with a neat I-cord trim.

This pattern is free with purchase of yarn at your LYS

Skill Level

Easy

MATERIALS

Shibui Knits Maai

70% Superbaby Alpaca, 30% Fine Merino
175 yds / 50 g
2 skeins Color A
2 skeins Color B

Shown in Tar (A) & Pollen (B)

Gauge

24 sts & 28 rows = 4" in Swiss Check Stitch Pattern before blocking, on size 8 needles or size needed to obtain gauge
20 sts & 28 rows = 4" in Swiss Check Stitch Pattern after blocking, on size 8 needles or size needed to obtain gauge

Needles

Size 6 (4 mm) circular needle, 32" long
Size 8 (5 mm) circular needle, 32" long

Size

One Size

FINISHED DIMENSIONS

10.5" height
58.5" circumference

Notes

This cowl is worked in the round with the main color and contrast color switching midway. There are two options for the bind-off and cast-on edges. They can be finished with either an I-cord (shown) or a garter stitch.

2015-12-16

This pattern has been updated to reflect the correct finished circumference of 58.5"

 

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