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Carex Cowl

Meet Carex!

bav cowl 1

Carex is the class project (along with a pair of coordinating cuffs) for my Twisted Stitches class.  I wanted a pattern that utilized traditional twisted stitch patterns that would include the different permutations of stitch patterns you’ll commonly see.

Note:  There are still spots for this class at Taos!

bav closeup picI used to use my Twist Mitts for the class, but worsted weight yarn will be much easier to work with than fingering or sport weight!

Finished Measurements
Cowl
Height: 7” / 18cm
Circumference: 243/4” / 63cm
Cuffs
Height: 3” / 7.5cm
Circumference: 5” / 12.5cm (will stretch to fit 8” / 20.5cm)

Yarn
Zen Yarn Garden ‘Serenity Worsted’, 80% superwash merino/ 10% cashmere/ 10% nylon (175 yds/100g), 2 skeins, shown in Frosted Jade. The cowl takes about 1.5 skeins itself.

Needles
US6 / 4.0mm circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge

Gauge
Approx 32 sts and 32 rows = 4” / 10cm in twisted stitch patterns

Notions
(3) stitch markers (1 unique for beginning of round)
yarn needle

Skills
working in the round
knitting through the back loop
cabling

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