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Breakers cowl - hand knitting pattern

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    • Illustrated knitting pattern
    • Metric and imperial measurements
    • 13" (33 cm) x 60" (152.5 cm) circumference
    • Advance beginner skill level


    The knitting is easy, although almost all the techniques may be new to most knitters. This is a super cozy, oversized cowl that will shelter you from the fiercest of storms. The double garter stitch pattern is worked on every one of its 52 rows. The two selvedge ends are joined together in an intriguing and attractive double bind-off similar to three-needle bind-off.

    Skills required: long tail cast-on (the double-wrap cast-on is based on it), three-needle bind-off (the double bind-off is based on it), working from photo tutorial, picking up stitches

    Gauge: 16 sts and 16 rows = 4" (10 cm) over double garter stitch pattern using 5 mm (US 8) needle

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    Materials you need at home:

    • SweetGeorgia Yarns Superwash Six; 115 yd (105 m) per 4 oz (115 g) skein; 100% Superwash Merino Wool
    • 4 skeins Willow (MC)
    • 2 skeins Auburn (CC)
    • 5 mm (US 8) circular needle, 100 cm (40") long
    • One 5 mm (US 8) double-pointed needle