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Colorwork Cowl
Lion Brand® Superwash Merino Cashmere
Pattern Number: L0516

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Finished Circumference About 24 in. (61 cm) Finished Height About 11 in. (29 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

821-196 Superwash Merino Cashmere Yarn: Sangria

Dark magenta


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Note: (A)

821-126 Superwash Merino Cashmere Yarn: Cacao

Deep chocolate brown


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Note: (B)

821-158 Superwash Merino Cashmere Yarn: Limoncello

Muted beige-yellow


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Note: (C)

Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Additional Materials
Circular knitting needle size 8 (5 mm), 16 in. (40.5 cm)
GAUGE:
19 sts = about 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (K on RS, p on WS). When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
STRIPE SEQUENCE
Working in St st (k on RS, p on WS) work *2 rows with B, 1 row with A, 4 rows with C, 1 row with A, 4 rows with B, 2 rows with C, 4 rows with A; repeat from * for Stripe Sequence.

NOTES:
1. When working Stripe Sequence, carry colors not in use along side of work.
2. Cowl is shown with the WS (purl side) facing, but can also be worn with the RS (knit side) showing.

Finishing instructions are provided for both options.
3. Circular needle is used to accommodate large number of sts.

Work Cowl back and forth on circular needles as if knitting on straight needles.


INSTRUCTIONS



COWL
With A, cast on 116 sts.


With A, work in Garter st (knit every row) for 6 rows.
Begin Stripe Sequence
Working in St st (k on RS, p on WS) rep 18 rows of Stripe Sequence 3 times, then work first 14 rows of Sequence once more.
With B, work in Garter st for 6 rows.
Bind off loosely.



FINISHING
Sew Cowl seam.

Note: If you want to wear your Cowl with the WS (purl side) showing, seam Cowl on the RS.

If you want to wear your Cowl with the RS (knit side) showing, seam Cowl on the WS side.


Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
k = knit
p = purl
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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