*New!* Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Marina Bundles

Fairmount Fibers, Ltd.
U.S. Distributor of Manos del Uruguay Yarns
Orbit Cowl (F207)
Orbit Cowl (F207)
Orbit Cowl (F207)
Orbit Cowl (F207)
Orbit Cowl (F207)
Orbit Cowl (F207)
Orbit Cowl (F207)

Orbit Cowl (F207)

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Marla and Sami Collection

Marla is made from 2 strands of lighter-weight yarn that have been dyed separately and then plied together. When worked, Marla creates a marled fabric, where the colors are uniquely distributed. Sami, the semi-solid DK-weight sister to Marla, has a palette of 11 coordinating colors!

Brioche ribs change color in a swirl around a simple cowl, letting one tweedy color of Marla share the spotlight with a semi-solid Sami. The technique is much easier than it looks: all it takes is moving a ring marker over a couple stitches every few rounds.


  • Designer
    Lisa R. Myers
  • Finished Size
    Approximately 23½” circumference x 8” deep
  • Yarn
    Shown in Sami Y2612 Peonies (A) with Marla K600 Twilight (B): 1 skein each of Peonies and Twilight
  • Notions
    3 distinct stitch markers
    Tapestry needle
  • Gauge
    18 sts and 52 rnds = 4” in Brioche knitting, relaxed
  • Needle Size
    US 4 / 3.5mm 16” circular needle, or size to obtain gauge