Red Heart Soft Candi's Checked Cowl

Back to category
by Red Heart Design Team

Red Heart Soft Candi's Checked Cowl

Such a versatile cowl!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Use a gauge of about 10-1/2 sts and 17 rounds (about 4 inch) in Check Pattern with 2 strands held together to knit a cowl that measures about 38 inch in circumference and 15 inch tall. Save time, check your gauge. If the hook or needle listed under supplies does not work, use the size that allows you to obtain the required gauge.
    Download the template for abbreviations not explained elsewhere and the Check Pattern.
    Notes:
    Cowl is worked in continuous rounds with 2 strands held together throughout.
    You may wish to roll the third skein of yarn into separate sections before beginning. Alternately, the beginning end of the third skein and the end (tucked inside the skein) can be held together for the two strands.
  • 2
    With 2 strands of yarn held together, loosely cast on 100 sts. Place marker for beginning of round. Being careful not to twist stiches, prepare to work in rounds.
    Work in Garter stitch (knit every round) for 3 rounds.
  • 3
    Begin Check Pattern:
    Round 1: *K5, p5; repeat from * to end of round.
    Round 2: Knit.
    Rounds 3 and 4: Repeat Rounds 1 and 2.
    Round 5: Repeat Round 1.
    Round 6: *P5, k5; repeat from * to end of round.
    Round 7: Knit.
    Rounds 8 and 9: Repeat Rounds 6 and 7.
    Round 10: Repeat Round 6.
    Rounds 11–60: Repeat Rounds 1-10 five more times.
    Work in Garter stitch for 3 rounds.
    Bind off loosely.
  • 4
    Finishing:
    Weave in ends.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Red Heart Soft Yarn Really Red 104595723 (3)
  • Circular Knitting Needle 9.0 mm - 80.0 cm 13 US - 32 inch
  •  Stitch Marker
  • Yarn Needle
Download Project Template