Crystal Palace Yarns - FREE PATTERN - Knit
Description: This cowl is worked alternating a knit round and a slip-stitch round that creates a soft, waffly fabric that is comfortable and insulating, perfect for chilly or downright cold fall and winter days.
Level: Easy (working in the round, knit, purl, slip stitches)
Size: ~11" high x 31" circumference
Gauge: 4 sts=1 inch over pattern
Abbreviations: CO- cast on; k- knit; ndl- needle; p- purl; rnd- round; sl- slip; st(s)- stitch(es); wyif- with yarn in front
CO 124 sts. Place marker to mark beginning of rnd. Join, being careful not to twist sts.
Rnd 1: K.
Rnd 2: (P1, sl 1wyif) around.
Rnd 3: K.
Rnd 4: (Sl 1 wyif, p1) around
Repeat these 4 rnds until piece measures 11".
Bind off as follows: K2, *pass 1st over 2nd st but leave the slipped st on ndl, k1 into next st, sl both sts off ndl, rep from * to end of rnd.
(Note: This bind off produces a more elastic edge than your basic bind off.)
Weave in all ends and enjoy!