Cozy Striped Kerchief

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Cozy Striped Kerchief

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Practice increases and color-changing with this gorgeous triangular kerchief - wear it as a cowl or a shawl!


Single Size
Approx 40" [101.5 cm] wide x 20" [51 cm] deep.
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The materials for this project cost $20.47

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  • Single Size

Approx 40" [101.5 cm] wide x 20" [51 cm] deep.

Step 2:

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Contrast A

Canadiana | Toasty Grey, 10012Edit Color

Contrast B

Canadiana | Dark Teal, 10745Edit Color

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 36"

Size 8/5mm
The materials for this project cost $20.47


K = knit

P = purl

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions


Approx 40" [101.5 cm] wide x 20" [51 cm] deep.


Patons Canadiana (100 g/3.5 oz;187 m/205 yds)
Contrast A Toasty Grey (10012) 1
Contrast B Dark Teal (10745) 1


19 sts and 25 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st.


Beg at center back neck edge, with A, cast on 5 sts. Working back and forth across needle in rows, proceed as follows:
1st row: (RS). (K1. yo) 4 times. K1. 9 sts.
2nd row: K2. P5. K2.
3rd row: (K2. M1) twice. K1. Place marker on last st to mark center st. (M1. K2) twice. 13 sts.
4th row: K2. Purl to last 2 sts. K2.
5th row: K2. M1. Knit to center st. M1. Knit center st. M1. Knit to last 2 sts. M1. K2.
6th and 7th rows: As 4th and 5th rows.
8th row: As 4th row.
9th row: With B, as 5th row.
10th row: With B, knit to center st. Purl center st. Knit to end of row.
11th row: With A, as 5th row.
12th row: With A, as 4th row.
13th to 16th rows: Rep 11th and 12th rows twice more.
Rep 9th to 16th rows for pat until there are 197 sts, ending on a 16th row of pat. Break A.
Next row: (RS). With B, as 5th row.
Next row: With B, as 10th row.
Rep last 2 rows 9 times more. 237 sts.
Next row: (RS). With B, as 5th row. 241 sts.
Cast off loosely knitwise (WS).