Finished Circumference: 24 (50)”
Cowl shown measures 24”.
24 sts and 31 rnds = 4” in Color Chart.
US 6/4mm ndl: two 24” circulars, or size needed to
waste yarn and size US G-6/4mm crochet hook for
– Cowl begins with a provisional cast-on. The color
char t is worked in the rnd from the bottom up
after which the piece continues in a solid color. The
provisional stitches are picked up and joined to the live
stitches with three needle bind-off.
– This colorwork pattern has larger gaps between colors
than in most traditional colorwork designs. Because the
piece is fully lined there’s no need to be concerned
with the long floats that are created. In addition, the
smooth nature of the yarn is better maintained if you
do not trap the wool when working the color char t. In
the sample, trapping was only used when carrying the
colors up the length of the cowl to periodically secure
the strands behind the first stitch of the round. If you
prefer, you can simply cut and rejoin each color as it is