Dodson is a double-loop cowl knit seamlessly in the round. Great for beginner and experienced knitters alike, this pattern uses just four simple stitches to create a fun and interesting mesh cowl.
5” by 70” [13 cm by 178 cm]
madelinetosh Tosh Sock (100% Merino, 395 yards [361 meters]: Silver Leaf, 1 skein
Size US 7 (4.5 mm): 32” circular
Stitch marker, darning needle
20 sts and 30 rows = 4” [10 cm] in St st after wet blocking.
16 sts and 44 rows = 4” [10 cm] in Diagonal Mesh Pattern after wet blocking
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This pattern is worked seamlessly in the round.
Diagonal Mesh Pattern
Rnd 1: *K2, sl2 wyf, k2, yo, k2tog, rep from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 2 and all even rnds: Knit all sts.
Rnd 3: *Sl2 wyf, k2, yo, k2tog, k2, rep from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 5: *K2, yo, k2tog, k2, sl2 wyf, rep from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 7: *Yo, k2tog, k2, sl2 wyf, k2, rep from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 8: Knit all sts.
CO 280 sts loosely.
Place stitch marker and join in the round, being careful not to twist stitches.
Work 6 rnds in garter stitch (knit one rnd and purl one rnd).
Repeat rnds 1 through 8 of the Diagonal Mesh pattern 5 times, or until desired width.
Work 6 rnds in garter stitch, beginning with a purl rnd.
Bind off loosely.
Weave in ends and wet block to desired measurements.
About the Designer: Cait Griffin
An auditor by day, Caitlin is always anxious for a creative outlet by the end of the work week. She enjoys the challenge of creating designs that result in an intricate and detailed product but are simple and fun to knit.