Simple, but sophisticated, this cowl can go from the morning commute to dressing up for an evening out. The stitch pattern is easy enough for an adventurous beginner, but challenging enough for a pro.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Size: 30” / [76.2 cm] x 11” / [27.9 cm]
Gauge: 17 sts and 24 rows= 4″ [10 cm] in cable pattern after steam blocking
Yarn: Knit Picks Brava Bulky (100% Premium Acrylic; 136 yards [124 meters]/100 grams): 25725 Cream (2 skeins)
Needles: US size 10 (6.0 mm) 32” circular; US size 8 (5.0 mm) 32” circular
Notions: Cable needle, tapestry needle, stitch marker
1/2 LC: Sl 1 st to CN and hold at front, k2, k1 from CN.
1/2 RC: Sl 2 sts to CN and hold at back, k1, k2 from CN.
P2, K2 Ribbing
Rnd 1: *P2, k2; rep from * to end of rnd.
Rep Rnd 1 for patt.
Triple Gull Stitch
Rnd 1: *P2, k6, p2, k2, sl2, k2; rep from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 2: *P2, k6, p2, 1/2 RC, 1/2 LC; rep from * to end of rnd.
Rnds 3-6: Rep Rnds 1-2.
Rnd 7: *P2, k2, sl2, k2, p2, k6; rep from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 8: *P2, 1/2 RC, 1/2 LC, p2, k6; rep from * to end of rnd.
Rnds 9-12: Rep Rnds 7-8.
Rep Rnds 1-12 for patt.
This cowl is worked bottom up in one piece.
With smaller needles, CO 128 sts. PM, join for working in the rnd, taking care not to twist sts.
Work 8 rnds in K2, P2 Ribbing.
Change to larger needles.
Work through Triple Gull Stitch patt Rnds 1-12, 4 times.
Change to smaller needles and work 8 rnds of K2, P2 Ribbing.
BO all sts in patt.
Weave in all ends.