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Side Slit Cabled Cowl
Lion Brand® Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Alpaca Blend
Pattern Number: L10152 This unique cowl can be worn at the neck, or even pulled down for a capelet-like look. Designed by Lily Chin for Lion Brand.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Finished Circumference About 32 in. (81.5 cm) Finished Height About 16 in. (40.5 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

5500-524 Martha Stewart Crafts TM/MC Alpaca Blend Yarn: Pussy Willow

Soft light brown


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GAUGE:
16 sts + 16 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in cable pattern 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:
RT (Right Twist) K2tog and leave on left needle, then with right needle, go between the 2 sts and k the first st again.

3-LT (3-st Left Twist) Sl first st as if to knit, k1, yarn over, k1, pass the slipped st over these last 3 sts and off the needle.

NOTES:
1.

Cowl beg at lower edge and is worked back and forth in rows to neck.

Piece is then joined and worked in rnds.

2.

When instructed to sl the first st as if to purl, hold yarn in front.

When instructed to sl the first st as if to knit, hold yarn in back.


INSTRUCTIONS



COWL Beg at lower edge, cast on 129 sts loosely.

Work back and forth on circular needle as if working on straight needles.

Row 1 (WS): Sl 1 as if to p, *k2, p2, k2, p3, k2, p2, k2, p1; rep from * across.

Row 2 (RS): Sl 1 as if to k, k across.

Rep last 2 rows for Rib pattern until all yarn in one ball is used or until piece measures 4 in.

(10 cm) from beg, end with a RS row.

Note:End with a RS row means that the last row you work should be a RS row, and the next row that you are ready to work will be a WS row.





Neck Beg working in the rnd.

With RS facing, sl first st on left-hand needle onto right-hand needle, pass last st of previous row over slipped st to decrease 1 st - 128 sts rem.

Place marker for beg of rnd.

Rnd 1: *P2, k2, p2, k3, p2, k2, p2, k1; rep from * around.

Rnd 2: *P2, RT, p2, k3, p2, RT, p2, k1; rep from * around.

Rnd 3: Rep Rnd 1.

Rnd 4: *P2, RT, p2, 3-LT, p2, RT, p2, k1; rep from * around.Rep last 4 rnds for Cable pattern until piece measures 16 in.

(40.5 cm) from beg or until about 6 yd (6 m) of yarn rem.

Bind off in pattern.





FINISHING Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
tr = treble (triple) crochet
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
k3tog = knit 3 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
p3tog = purl 3 together
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)
tbl = through the back loop
WS = wrong side
wyib = with yarn in back
wyif = with yarn in front
beg = begin(s)(ning)
fpdc = front post double crochet
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)
tbl = through the back loop
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
p = purl
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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