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Hometown Cowl

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Inspiration

The Hometown Cowl is a squishy, snuggly cowl that incorporates knitting into the row below for a splash of interest amidst basic knits and purls. Designed to be stylish simplicity, this cowl will serve your cold weather fashion for years to come.

The Hometown Cowl functions well keeping the autumn chill away and between-seasons office and restaurant air from freezing your neck into miserable, unfocused submission.

Because it’s designed for super bulky yarn, it knits up swiftly. Don’t let the thickness of the yarn fool you, though; the squishy and open fisherman’s rib drapes well and lends itself to multiple wraps.

Wear it long, wrapped twice, or folded in half with the ends pulled through for a traditional scarf look. Your imagination is the only limit when it comes to your trailblazing style.

Yarn

Brand:
Universal Yarn
Base:
Uptown Super Bulky
Weight:
Super Bulky
Per Skein:
87 yards / 80m per 3.53oz / 100g skein
Fiber Content:
100% Acrylic
Colorway:
Latte
Number of Skeins:
2
Length Required:
174 yds / 160 m

Tools

Needles:
  • 1 10 in / 25 cm straight needle in size needed to obtain listed gauge
    • Designer Used: US 13 / 9 mm
Tools:
  • 18" / 46cm of smooth bulky or super bulky waste yarn for provisional cast on
  • 1 yarn needle for grafting and weaving in ends

Size

One Size, Adjustable
  • Circumference: 62" / 158 cm
  • Height: 5" / 13 cm

Construction & Schematic

Construction

The cowl is cast on provisionally and knit flat. Half Fisherman's rib is worked until the cowl is desired length. The provisional cast on stitches are picked up and grafted to the working stitches to create a loop.

Schematic for One Size, Adjustable