Crazed Scandinavian Cowl
Special! Introductory price of $3.00 through October 31, 2015. The pattern will revert to the regular price of $5.00 on November 1, 2015.
This cowl is worked as a long tube: it starts with a provisional cast-on and is worked in the round in two-color stranded stockinette, then the live stitches at the end are grafted to the live stitches released from the provisional cast-on.
The approximate measurements are 80" around and 10" deep. While exact gauge is not crucial for a non-fitted garment, you want to get close to the stated gauge for the desired effect. The gauge listed is after blocking.
You can use any fingering weight smooth wool or wool blend: 900 yards of each color. I used Elsa Wool Company Woolen-Spun Fingering Weight Cormo: 2 skeins cream (background color) and 2 skeins medium grey (foreground color). When choosing yarns, you want to ensure enough contrast between the two colors. I recommend using solid or heathered colors only: using a variegated colorway will o