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
70% Superbaby Alpaca, 30% Fine Merino
175 yds / 50 g
2 skeins Color A
2 skeins Color B
Shown in Tar (A) & Pollen (B)
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
Size 6 (4 mm) circular needle, 32" long
Size 8 (5 mm) circular needle, 32" long
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.
This pattern has been updated to reflect the correct finished circumference of 58.5"