One skein of chunky yarn, some size 17 needles and about an hour of your time are all you need to work up this plush cowl. Featuring the delightfully twisted night sky stitch, this cowl will give you the warmth you need as temperatures drop.
Skill Level: Easy
Size: 26” around (13” folded flat) x 16” tall
Gauge: 7 sts and 10 rows = 4” in pattern
BagSmith Apple Creek Chunky (90% merino, 10% silk; 140 yards [128 meters]/156 grams): Great Lake (1 skein)
Needles: US size 17 (12.0 mm) 24” circular needle
Notions: Stitch marker, tapestry needle
This cowl is worked in the round from the bottom up. Gauge is not critical for this pattern, but changes in gauge will affect the finished size.
CO 44 sts and join to knit in the round, being careful not to twist.
Rnd 1: Purl.
Rnd 2: Knit.
Repeat Rounds 1-2 once more.
Night Sky Stitch
Rnd 1: Knit.
Rnd 2: *K2, p2tog leaving sts on the needle, put the right hand needle through the first stitch from the back purling the stitch again, then let both sts slide off left needle; rep from * to end.
Rnd 3: Knit.
Rnd 4: *P2tog leaving sts on the needle, put the right hand needle through the first stitch from the back purling the stitch again, then let both sts slide off left needle, k2; rep from * to end.
Repeat Rounds 1-4 9 more times.
Work Garter edging once more.
BO all sts.