Island Wools

Speckled Betty Cowl

A pattern for a cowl knit using 5 shades or colors.  Only 1 color is used per a round, this is not fair isle or stranded colorwork.  Easy for beginners!

Uses 1 Whimsical Colors Merino Bliss DK Gradient set in size XS.  Yarn found here:

Merino Bliss DK Gradients

** Pattern is FREE with purchase of the yarn!  Just add both to your cart and it will be discounted automatically. **

Sizes: Small

Finished Measurements: 8” x 22”

Yarn:  Whimsical Colors Merino Bliss DK Kit, size Hat (Xsmall) (20g/ per color)

Yardage: 46 yards each of 5 colors (230yds total)

Gauge:  23sts / 45rows = 4” (10cm) in pattern

Needles: US 6 (4.0mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.

Tools:  1 stitch marker.

Stitches used are knit, purl, slip 1 with yarn in back.


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