Little fashionistas will love wearing this cowl! Choose any of the bright, cheerful shades of this yarn and knit it with the reversible basketweave pattern stitch for a fun and vibrant accessory. Designed by Jodi Lewanda.
Skill Level: Beginner
Size: 5” (13 cm) high and 22” (56 cm) in circumference
Gauge: 20 sts = 4” (10 cm); 28 rows = 4” (10 cm) in Basketweave Pattern
Yarn: Red Heart Gumdrop (100% acrylic; 204 yards [187 meters]/113 grams): #750 Grape (1 ball)
Needle: US size 8 (5.0 mm) 16” needles
Notions: Stitch marker, yarn needle
Rnds 1-3: *K3, p3; repeat from * around.
Rnds 4-6: *P3, k3; repeat from * around.
Repeat Rounds 1-6 for pattern.
Cast on 108 sts. Place marker to indicate beginning of round and join, being careful not to twist sts.
Rnd 1: Knit around.
Rnd 2: Purl around.
Starting with Round 1 of Basketweave Pattern, work until piece measures 4¾” (12 cm).
Next round: Purl around.
Bind off knitwise.
Weave in all loose ends.