Champagne Diamonds Cowl

This cozy cowl features a stylish and modern art deco-nestled diamond pattern. Ideal for all knitting levels, this piece is a fun introduction to cables, but it’s engaging stitch pattern still offers enough interest for the experienced knitter in search of a quick project. The rhythm of the cable is addictive and intuitive, making this pattern an enjoyable knit!

Skill Level: Easy

Size: Approximately 25” / [63.5 cm] circumference x 13” / [33 cm] high

Gauge: 26 sts and 34 rows = 4” [10 cm] in Diamond Pattern worked in the round on larger needles after blocking

Materials

Fine weight yarn

Yarn: Jo Sharp Mulberry Silk Georgette (75% Extrafine Merino, 25% Mulberry Silk; 180 yards [165 meters]/50 grams): 769 Sparrow, 3 balls

Needles: US size 4 (3.5 mm): 24” / [61 cm] circular; US size 5 (3.75 mm): 24” / [61 cm] circular

Notions: Stitch marker; cable needle; tapestry needle

Abbreviations

cn – cable needle

k – knit

Left Slipped Cross (LSC) – sl 1 st to cn, hold to front of work, k1, sl 1 from cn. To work without a cn, insert needle from back to front between the first and second sts and knit into front of second st (leaving st on left-hand needle), slip first st to right-hand needle, then drop second st from left-hand needle.

p – purl

rep – repeat

Right Slipped Cross (RSC) – sl 1 st to cn, hold to back of work, k1, sl 1 from cn.

rnd – round(s)

st(s) – stitch(es)

Pattern Notes

The pattern is worked in the round from the bottom up.

Pattern

With smaller needles, CO 162 sts using long tail cast-on. Join for working in the rnd, being careful not to twist the sts. Place marker for beginning of rnd.

Rnd 1: *K1, p1; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnds 2-7: Rep Rnd 1.

Switch to larger needles.

Follow either the written instructions below or the chart.

Rnd 1: *K5, (RSC) twice, (LSC) twice, k5; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 2 and all even-numbered rnds: Knit.

Rnd 3: *K4, (RSC) twice, k2, (LSC) twice, k4; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 5: *K3, (RSC) twice, k4, (LSC) twice, k3; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 7: *K2, (RSC) twice, k6, (LSC) twice, k2; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 9: *K1, RSC, k1, LSC, k6, RSC, k1, LSC, k1; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 11: *RSC, k3, LSC, k4, RSC, k3, LSC; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 13: *LSC, k4, LSC, k2, RSC, k4, RSC; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 15: *K1, LSC, k4, LSC, RSC, k4, RSC, k1; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 17: *(LSC) twice, k10, (RSC) twice; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 19: *K1, (LSC) twice, k8, (RSC) twice, k1; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 21: *K2, (LSC) twice, k6, (RSC) twice, k2; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 23: *K3, (LSC) twice, k4, (RSC) twice, k3; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 25: *K3, RSC, k1, LSC, k2, RSC, k1, LSC, k3; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 27: *K2, RSC, k3, LSC, RSC, k3, LSC, k2; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 29: *K1, RSC, k4, RSC, LSC, k4, LSC, k1; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 31: *RSC, k4, RSC, k2, LSC, k4, LSC; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 32: Knit.

Rep Rnds 1-32 twice more.

Switch to smaller needles.

Rnd 1: *K1, p1; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnds 2-7: Rep Rnd 1.

BO loosely in ribbing patt.

Finishing

Weave in ends. Lightly block.

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