Braided Cowl

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Braided Cowl

designed by Melissa Matthay
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Single Size
4.5" / 11.5cm wide x 26" / 66cm long
10" / 25.5cm wide and 26" / 66cm circumference
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The materials for this project cost $10.74

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • Single Size
Each Strip
4.5" / 11.5cm wide x 26" / 66cm long
Braided Cowl
10" / 25.5cm wide and 26" / 66cm circumference

Version

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Contrast A

Simply Soft | Select your Shade, Edit Color
$0.00

Contrast B

Simply Soft | Pagoda, 0014Edit Color
$4.29

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 8/5mm
$3.95

Bent Tip Steel Yarn Needles

Sizes 13 & 16 2/Pkg
$2.50
The materials for this project cost $10.74

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Each Strip
4.5" / 11.5cm wide x 26" / 66cm long
Braided Cowl
10" / 25.5cm wide and 26" / 66cm circumference

MATERIALS

Cowl
Simply Soft
Contrast A () 1
Simply Soft (170 g/6. oz;288 m/315 yds)
Contrast B Pagoda (0014) 1
Simply Soft Paints (113 g/4. oz;190 m/208 yds)
Contrast C Spring Break (0004) 1

GAUGE

In St st, using U.S. size 8 (5 mm) needles, 18 sts and 21 rows = 4"/10 cm

Note: Gauge is not critical to project.

INSTRUCTIONS

STITCHES USED

Stockinette stitch (St st):

K on RS, p on WS.

Seed stitch (seed st):

Row 1: K1, *p1, k1; repeat from * across.

Repeat Row 1 always having a k st over a p st and a p st over a k st.

Eyelet Pattern (multiple of 2 sts + 1):

Row 1 (RS): K1,*yo, k2tog; * repeat from *, end k2.

Rows 2 and 4: Purl.

Row 3: K2, *yo, k2tog; * repeat from *, end k1.

Repeat Rows 1-4 for eyelet patt.

 

COWL

First strip:

With C, CO 21 sts. Work in St st until piece measures 26" from beg.

BO all sts, leaving a 9" tail for sewing.

Second strip:

With A, CO 21 sts. Work in seed st until piece measures 26" from beg.

BO all sts, leaving a 9" tail for sewing.

Third strip:

With B, CO 21 sts.  Work in eyelet patt until piece measures 26" from beg.

BO all sts, leaving a 9" tail for sewing.

 

FINISHING

Tack the three strips together at one end. Braid until tight as pictured, then sew together .

Using yarn needle, weave in ends.