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Ripples Cowl

A simple pattern brings out the beauty of hand dyed yarns. The Ripples Cowl pattern allows the yarn to be the hero. Use a single skein and make a cowl or two to make a scarf.

Yarn: Uneek Fingering 100gms 

Hook:  3mm

Measurements:

Width: 16.4cm (6 1/2 inches) length: 117cm (46 inches)

Abbreviations 

Ch – chain, htr – half treble (Australian),  RS- right side,  hdc – half double crochet (American)

AUSTRALIAN/ UK TERMS

Chain 54 loosely

Row 1 (RS) htr in 2nd ch from hook, htr in same ch. (htr in next 5 ch, skip 2 ch, htr in next 5 ch, 3htr in next ch) repeat to last ch 2htr in last ch, turn.

Row 2 Ch2, 2htr in 1st htr, (htr in next 5 htr, skip 2 htr, htr in next 5 htr, 3 htr in next htr) repeat to last htr, 2 htr in last htr, turn.

Repeat row 2 until out of yarn. Match the beginning to the end, twist the end to create an infinity cowl, seam together to form a loop.

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AMERICAN US TERMS

Chain 54 loosely

Row 1 (RS) hdc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in same ch. (hdc in next 5 ch, skip 2 ch, hdc in next 5 ch, 3 hdc in next ch) repeat to last ch 2 hdc in last ch, turn.

Row 2 Ch2, 2 hdc in 1st hdc, (hdc in next 5 hdc, skip 2 hdc, hdc in next 5 hdc, 3 hdc in next hdc) repeat to last hdc, 2 hdc in last hdc, turn.

Repeat row 2 until out of yarn. Match the beginning to the end, twist the end to create an infinity cowl, seam together to form a loop.

 

Ripples Crochet cowl.4ply Uneek fingering yarn
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Superior Cowl

 

Although delicate and light, the Superior Cowl is incredibly warm.  The design is very versatile, in how it can be worn. Wrap it twice around your neck for a close fitted cowl. Pull it up as a hood to cover the head or wear it loosely. The cowl takes only one ball of a very luxurious yarn. When the yarn is this stunning a simple pattern is needed to display its beauty. This simple design is fast and fun to knit on larger needles than this very fine yarn regularly calls for.

Needles – 40 cm 5mm circular needles 

YarnFilatura Di Crosa Golden Line Superior

Cast on 120 sts very loosely. join in the round. place a stitch marker to mark the beginning of round.

Border (6 rounds)

Rnd 1 knit

Rnd 2 purl

Repeat Rnd 1 and 2 twice more.

Lace section (6 rounds)

Rnd 7 knit

Rnd 8 ( yo, k2tog)

Repeat 7 and 8 twice more

Stocking stitch section (6 round)

Rnd 13 – 18 knit

Repeat above 12 rounds, seven more times**

Work Lace section once more.

Border

Rnd 1 knit

Rnd 2 purl

Repeat Rnd 1 and 2 twice more.

Cast off VERY loosely 

 

 

 

** I worked nine in my sample and ran out of yarn and only knitted 4 rounds of the border