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Gold Rush

Fan Stitch Cowl

Designed by Cathy Campbell

Description:  This quick cowl is done in fan stitch on size 11 needles.

Level:  Easy (yo's, decreasing, working in the round)

Size:  ~33" circumference x 9" high


  • 2 balls Crystal Palace Gold Rush (shown in 1006 "Black Gold")
  • Crystal Palace Bamboo 26" circular needles in US size 11 (or size needed for gauge)
  • Tapestry needle
  • Stitch marker (for marking beg of rnd)

Gauge:  3.25 sts=1" over Fan Stitch (~3 sts=1" over St st)

Abbreviations:  BO- bind off; CO- cast on; k- knit; k2tog- knit 2 stitches together to decrease one st; p- purl; rep- repeat; rnd- round; st(s)- stitch(es); yo- yarn over



CO 108 sts.  Join rnd and beg Fan Stitch:


Rnd 1:  P.

Rnd 2 & 3: K

Rnd 4:  *(k2 tog) 3 times, (yo, k1) 6 times, (k2tog) 3 times; rep from * to end of rnd.


Repeat these 4 rnds until you have a total of 9 repeats.  P one rnd.  BO.  Weave in ends.



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July 2013

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