It’s the story of a smooth and soft cowl without seam, designed to pamper your neck and to be your best friend during cold times. I choose a very warm yarn, Eskimo of Drops Design, 100% wool, at an attractive price (less than 2,50€); fast to knit with a big circular needle
Flat and unstretched:
Width: 12” (31 cm), height: 16” (42 cm)
Drops Design Eskimo (100% wool; 54 yds [50 meters/50 grams]; color number 53 (light grey); 4 balls
Size US 11 (8 mm): 24” circular
Yarn, circular needle US 11 (8 mm); removable markers; tapestry needle
12 sts and 17 rows = 4” [10 cm]
Please see our standard abbreviations.
This one size cowl is worked in the round from one edge to the other
Twisted Ribs Chart
Twisted ribs Written (22 sts)
Rows 1-5: *k2, p3* (x4), k2
Row 6: *k second st first but do not slip off needle, then k first st, sl both off needle tog, p3* (x4), k 2nd st first but do no slip off needle, then k 1rst st, sl both off needle tog (x1)
Rep these 6 rows from one edge to the other
Texture Stitch Chart
Texture stitch Written (21 sts)
Row 1: p21
Row 2: *p1, k1* (x10), p1
Repeat these 2 rows from one edge to the other
Piqué Ribs Chart
Rows 1-3: *K1, p3, k3, p3* (x2), k1
Row 4: P21
Repeat these 4 rows from one edge to the other
CO 79 sts, pm and join to work in the round, making sure that your stitches are not twisted
Rows 1-2: K all around.
Rows 3-7: *K2, p3* (**4), k2, p5, *p1, k1*(**10), p1, p5, *k1, p3, k3, p3* (**2) k1, p5.
Note: The next instruction has you working three different stitches and they each have a different number of rows to their repeats. You may want to keep track of where you are with each stitch pattern.
Rows 8-68: Work Twisted Ribs for 22 sts, p5, work Texture Stitch for 21 sts, p5, work Piqué Ribs for 21 sts, p5.
Rows 69-73: As rows 3-7.
Rows 74-75: As rows 1-2.
BO 79 loosely.
About the Designer: Brigitte Sapience
Brigitte is French and a knit designer since she retired (after 32 years as a flight attendant) She created her brand Knit’n’Roll to design hats, cushion covers, headbands and many other projects. She has been knitting since childhood and tries everyday to improve in knitting and in life in general.
Her brain is always worked up, to find new ideas and new designs.
She loves (in random order): her 3 cats, Rock’n’Roll music, Lenny Kravitz, all forms of Art, home decoration, gardening., traveling (with yarn and needles of course !)
Her motto : no problem, only solutions