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Step 1: Chevron Cowl

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This classic cowl can be knit in Patons Classic Wool, Patons Classic Wool Roving, or the new Patons Classic Wool DK Superwash, and is the perfect first fair isle project.

Measurements

Single Size
Version A: Approx 9" [23 cm] deep x 28" [71 cm] around. Version B: Approx 9½" [24 cm] deep x 27" [68.5 cm] around. Version C: Approx 10" [25.5 cm] deep x 27" [68.5 cm] around.
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The materials for this project cost $61.83

Step 1:

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Size:

  • Single Size

Version A: Approx 9" [23 cm] deep x 28" [71 cm] around. Version B: Approx 9½" [24 cm] deep x 27" [68.5 cm] around. Version C: Approx 10" [25.5 cm] deep x 27" [68.5 cm] around.

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Step 2:

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

Main Color (MC)

Classic Wool DK Superwash | Heath Heather, 12015Edit Color
$11.58

Contrast A

Classic Wool DK Superwash | Gold, 12609Edit Color
$11.58

Patons Pattern Book:

Next Steps Eight - Fair Isle Knitting | Next Steps Eight, 501002Edit Version
$4.95

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 24"

Size 6/4mm
$8.49

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 24"

Size 7/4.5mm
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Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 24"

Size 10/6mm
$8.75

Bead Stitch Markers

Clear 3/Pkg
$7.99

Materials not included in this kit:

***PLEASE NOTE****  Please make sure to select the correct size needles you will need based on the yarn you're using:

Version A: Patons® Classic Wool DK Superwash™

Size 4 mm (U.S. 6) circular knitting needle 24" [60 cm] long or size needed to obtain tension. Stitch marker.

Version B: Patons® Classic Wool Worsted™

Size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) circular knitting needle 24" [60 cm] long or size needed to obtain tension. Stitch marker.

Version C: Patons® Classic Wool Roving™

Size 6 mm (U.S. 10) circular knitting needle 24" [60 cm] long or size needed to obtain tension. Stitch marker.

The materials for this project cost $61.83

Abbreviations

Approx = approximately

cont = continue(ity)

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

M1 = Make 1 stitch by picking up horizontal loop lying before next stitch and knitting into back of loop.

P = purl

pat = pattern

rep = repeat

rnd(s) = round(s)

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Version A: Approx 9" [23 cm] deep x 28" [71 cm] around. Version B: Approx 9½" [24 cm] deep x 27" [68.5 cm] around. Version C: Approx 10" [25.5 cm] deep x 27" [68.5 cm] around.

MATERIALS

Version A
Classic Wool DK Superwash (50 g/1.75 oz;114 m/125 yds)
Main Color (MC) Heath Heather (12015) 2
Contrast A Gold (12609) 2
Size 4 mm (U.S. 6) circular knitting needle 24 ins [60 cm] long or size needed to obtain tension. Stitch marker.
Version C
Classic Wool Roving (100 g/3.5 oz;109 m/120 yds)
Main Color (MC) Natural (77010) 1
Contrast A Cherry (77709) 1
Size 6 mm (U.S. 10) circular knitting needle 24 ins [60 cm] long or size needed to obtain tension. Stitch marker.
Version B
Classic Wool Worsted (100 g/3.5 oz;192 m/210 yds)
Main Color (MC) Taupe (00227) 1
Contrast A Seafoam (77219) 1
Size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) circular knitting needle 24 ins [60 cm] long or size needed to obtain tension. Stitch marker.

GAUGE

Version A: Patons® Classic Wool DK Superwash™
22 sts and 28 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st.
25 sts and 26 rows = 4" [10 cm] in Fair Isle Pat.
Version B: Patons® Classic Wool Worsted™
20 sts and 26 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st.
21½ sts and 24 rows = 4" [10 cm] in Fair Isle Pat.
Version C: Patons® Classic Wool Roving™
15 sts and 20 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st.
16 sts and 19 rows = 4" [10 cm] in Fair Isle Pat.

INSTRUCTIONS

MEASURMENTS

Version A: Patons® Classic Wool DK Superwash™
Approx 9" [23 cm] deep x 28" [71 cm] around.
Version B: Patons® Classic Wool Worsted™
Approx 9½" [24 cm] deep x 27" [68.5 cm] around.
Version C: Patons® Classic Wool Roving™
Approx 10" [25.5 cm] deep x 27" [68.5 cm] around.

MATERIALS
Version A: Patons® Classic Wool DK Superwash™
Main Color (MC) Heath Heather (12015) 2 balls
Contrast A Gold (12609) 2 balls
Size 4 mm (U.S. 6) circular knitting needle 24" [60 cm] long or size needed to obtain tension. Stitch marker.
Version B: Patons® Classic Wool Worsted™
Main Color (MC) Taupe (00227) 1 ball
Contrast A Seafoam (77219) 1 ball
Size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) circular knitting needle 24" [60 cm] long or size needed to obtain tension. Stitch marker.
Version C: Patons® Classic Wool Roving™
Main Color (MC) Natural (77010) 1 ball
Contrast A Cherry (77709) 1 ball
Size 6 mm (U.S. 10) circular knitting needle 24" [60 cm] long or size needed to obtain tension. Stitch marker.

TENSIONS
Version A
: Patons® Classic Wool DK Superwash™
22 sts and 28 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st.
25 sts and 26 rows = 4" [10 cm] in Fair Isle Pat.
Version B: Patons® Classic Wool Worsted™
20 sts and 26 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st.
21½ sts and 24 rows = 4" [10 cm] in Fair Isle Pat.
Version C: Patons® Classic Wool Roving™
15 sts and 20 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st.
16 sts and 19 rows = 4" [10 cm] in Fair Isle Pat.

STITCH GLOSSARY
www.patonsyarns.com/abbreviations
Approx = Approximately
K = Knit
K2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together
M1 = Make 1 stitch by picking up horizontal loop lying before next stitch and knitting into back of loop
P = Purl
Pat = Pattern
Rep = Repeat
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
St(s) = Stitch(es)
WS = Wrong side

INSTRUCTIONS
The instructions are written for Version A. If changes are necessary for Versions B or C, the instructions will be written thus ( ). Numbers for each Version are shown in the same color throughout the pattern. When only one number is given in black, it applies to all Versions.
Note: When working from chart, carry yarn not in use loosely across WS of work. The colors are never twisted around one another.
With MC, cast on 152 (136-104) sts. Join in rnd, placing a marker on first st.
1st rnd: *K2. P2. Rep from * around.
Rep last rnd of (K2. P2) ribbing 5 (4-3) times more.
Next rnd: [Rib 9 (11-13). M1] 16 (12-8) times. Rib to end of rnd. 168 (148-112) sts.
Next rnd: Knit.
Next rnd: Work Chart to end of chart, reading rnds from right to left, noting 4-st rep will be worked 42 (37-28) times.
Rep rnds 1 to 10 of Chart 4 (3-2) times more.
Next rnd: With MC, [K8 (10-12). K2tog] 16 (12-8) times. K8 (4-0). 152 (136-104) sts.
With MC, work 7 (6-5) rnds in (K2. P2) ribbing. Cast off in ribbing.