Deeply textured, oversized cowl with stripes.

Breakers

$8 CAD

This is a super cozy, oversized cowl that will shelter you from the fiercest of storms. The knitting is easy, although almost all the techniques may be new to most knitters. There are supporting tutorials to help you with the new techniques.

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Construction

The double garter stitch pattern is worked on every one of its 52 rows. The two selvedge ends are joined together in an intriguing and attractive double bind-off similar to three-needle bind-off.

What's Included

This knitting pattern includes written directions, a photo tutorial for the double bind off, and links to video tutorials for unusual techniques.

Sizes + Finished Measurements

13″ (33 cm) x 60″ (152.5 cm) circumference.

Yarn

Bulky weight yarn;
460 yd / 420 m MC;
230 yd / 210 m CC.

Shown in SweetGeorgia Yarns Superwash Six (100% Superwash Merino Wool; 115 yd / 105 m per 4 oz / 115 g skein) in Willow and Auburn.

Substitution Notes

Choose a smooth, bulky weight yarn. Multiple strands of lighter weight yarns may also be used to achieve the bulky gauge.

Gauge

16 sts and 16 rows = 4″ (10 cm) over double garter stitch pattern using 5 mm (US 8) needle.

Needles + Notions

5 mm (US 8) circular needle, 100 cm (40″) long;
One 5 mm (US 8) double-pointed needle.

Skills

Double garter st with special cast on and bind off (included in instructions), worked flat.

Related Tutorials

Double Bind Off
Double Garter Stitch
Double-Wrap Long Tail Cast On

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