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Home : Patterns : Captivating Cowl
 

Free Knitting Pattern: Captivating Cowl

Lion Brand« Heartland
Pattern #: L30096
Rating: *****4.6 (based on 5 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size

Finished Circumference About 24 in. (61cm)
Finished Height About 13 1/2 in. (34.5 cm)



CORRECTIONS: (applied Oct 14, 2013)
COWL
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Row 8: K1, *K6, sl next 3 sts
The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)
 
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This easy but intricate-looking cowl is great for those who want to try cabling for the first time. 

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Heartland

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 136-149: Heartland Yarn: Great Smoky Mountains
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Heartland
Acadia Denali Glacier Bay Olympic Redwood Grand Canyon Big Bend Mammoth Cave
Sequoia Yosemite Hot Springs Great Smoky Mountains Mount Rainier Katmai Black Canyon Yellowstone
Shenandoah Everglades Joshua Tree Kings Canyon Isle Royale Glacier Bay Tweed Mount Rainier Tweed Black Canyon Tweed
Shenandoah Tweed Everglades Tweed Isle Royale Tweed Acadia Tweed
*Heartland (Article #136). 100% Acrylic; package size: 5.00oz/142.00 gr. (251yds/230m) pull skeins

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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  136-149 Heartland Yarn: Great Smoky Mountains
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$ 12.98  
Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 9 [5.5 mm]   $ 4.95  
Lion Brand Cable Needles (Set of 2)   $ 2.49  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
 

Captivating Cowl

Lion Brand« Heartland

GAUGE:

21 sts and 19 rows = about 4 in. (10 cm) over pattern stitch.

When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch

NOTES:

Cowl is knit flat then seamed to form a tube.


COWL
Cast on 74 sts.
Row 1 and all WS Rows: K1, p to last st, k1.
Row 2 (RS): Knit.
Row 4: K1, *sl next 3 sts to cable needle and hold in front of work, k3, k3 from cable needle, k6; rep from * to last st, k1.
Row 6: Knit.
Row 8: K1, *k6, sl next 3 sts to cable needle and hold in back of work, k3, k3 from cable needle; rep from* to last st, k1.
Rep Rows 1-8 until piece measures about 24 in. (61 cm) from beg, ending with a Row 7. Note: End with a Row 7 means that the last row worked should be a Row 7.
Bind off.

FINISHING
Matching cast on end to bind off end, seam Cowl to form tube.
Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) k = knit
p = purl rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sl = slip st(s) = stitch(es)


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Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****4.6 (based on 5 reviews)
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Captivating Cowl Reviewed by Lesllie Lind on 2014-03-05 *****
I have made several of these BEAUTIFUL cowls. They are so easy to make and look so difficult because of the cable. But not hard at all. Pattern is also extremely easy to read and understand. Go for it!
I give this one a 5 star rating.


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