Clean, geometric lines form the main decoration of this cosy cowl. Interlocking, 3-D blocks link together to create the angular pattern.
The cowl uses a minimum of two contrasting shades of worsted weight yarn. The sample shown uses Rainbow Heirloom Sweater (250 yds / 230 m per 115g), in the following shades / quantities:
MC: Koala Haircut (250 yds / 230 m)
CC: Minimum 1 shade (125 yds / 115 m); sample used five shades for the CC (25 yds / 23 m per colour): Black Cherry, Bruised Lips, Favourite Aunty, Shrimp Salad and Killer Flamingo (see overleaf for colour arrangement).
375 yds / 345 m Worsted Weight Yarn; (250 yds / 230 m MC, 125 yds / 115 m CC
4 mm / US 6 circular needle
20 stitches / 30 rows to 4 “ / 10 cm in stocking stitch
One size as written: 19 “ / 48 cm diam. x 11.5 “ / 29 cm height.
The cowl can be customised by adding (or omitting) repeats vertically and horizontally. Each chart repeat is 3 “ / 7.5 cm wide and 2 “ / 5 cm high. Alterations to the finished dimensions may require additional yarn.