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knit cowl - free pattern

Above is cowl worn smaller end up and turned to outside

Below is cowl worn with small end turned in
and loosely bunched.

Below is cowl with small end tucked inside.

Below is the cowl shown laid flat.



Mochi Plus Collar Cowl

Designed & Knit by Susan Druding
A decorative cowl that has the look of an Egyptian collar.

- 50 gm balls Mochi Plus in #569 lake trail

Crystal Palace Bamboo 16" Circular needle size US 9 or size to get gauge. 
Gauge: 10 sts/2 inches (20 sts/10 cm) in K2, P2 rib.
Note: Gauge is not crucial in this pattern.

Size: woman's one-size-fits-all

CO- cast on; K- Knit; K2tog - knit 2 sts together; M1 - make one (pick up bar between sts & place on left needle); P- Purl;   PM - place marker; rep - repeat; rnd(s) - round(s);  tog - together; st(s)- stitch(es); St st - stockinette stitch; YO - yarn over;

CO 88 sts.  Join, being careful not to twist. PM (Place marker). 
ork in K2, P2 rib in rounds until one ball of Mochi Plus is used
(approx. 8.5-9 inches).

Join 2nd ball of Mochi Plus by overlapping ends for at least 6-8 sts.
Work K2, P2 rib to marker.
At marker, begin working in K1, P1 rib and M1 st between every st from original K2, P2 rib [176 sts]. Cont in K1, P1 rib until approx. half the ball is gone (approx. 2-2.5 inches) and you reach marker.
Convert the K1, P1 rib into K2, P2 rib by M1 st in P after each K and M1 st in K at each P.
Continue for approx. 1.5 inches - or until almost out of yarn and bind off loosely. (Remember this is a long edge to bind off so take care not to run out of bind off yarn.)

Soak the finished cowl in warm water with a little liquid dishwashing detergent, rinse, roll into big towel to remove excess moisture and block flat to try.

Crystal Palace Yarns  160 23rd St, Richmond, CA 94804
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