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Monday, May 20, 2013

Easy Peasy Cowl free knitting pattern

Quick and Easy Cowl Pattern
A knitting pattern made by Faima (in American terms)
Download  the PDF file here

Finished size:
Approx. 18” (46cm) wide and 12” (30cm) long.  

One skein (50g) of worsted weight yarn. Any worsted, aran, afgan, even bulky and chunky yarn is appropriate for this project.

Needles: US 6 (4mm), hand sewing needle.

Ribbon: Satin ribbon 1-2” (2,5/ 5cm) wide, approx. 53” (135cm) long.

Gauge: (not so important here)
16 sts and 28 rows in double seed stitch= 4” (10cm).


         CO = cast on  
            st(s) = stitch(es)                                                                                                   k = knit                                                                                 
p = purl                                                                                    
      rep = repeat        

Double Seed Stitch Pattern
(Double Moss Stitch)
Multiple of 4 sts:
Rows 1 and 2: *k2, p2; rep from * to end
Rows 3 and 4: *p2, k2; rep from * to end

CO 76 sts.
Work 88 rows in Double Seed St.
Cast off. Leave a long
tail for sewing. 

Fold the piece lengthwise and hand- sew about 8” (20cm) seam, leaving the last 5”(12cm) unworked. 

  Cut and burn both ends of the ribbon with lighter to don’t fray.

Weave the ribbon trough the piece- approx. 5” (12cm) widthwise from the top of the cowl (uworked side).
That’s allJ