and looks great with any outfit. The fabric is stretchy and mushy making it extra comfy.
Skills: knit, purl, K1b (instructions given), provisional cast on, three needle bind off or grafting (Kitchener stitch)
Sizes: one size
Finished Measurements: approx. 12" wide and 30" folded in half lying flat (60" long)
Gauge: not crucial; approx. 11 sts and 16 rows = 4" (but it is very stretchy)
Yarn: 250 g (8.8 oz.), 325 yds (315 m) bulky (12 ply) weight wool
Suggested Brand: 2.5 skeins Berocco Vintage Chunky (50% Acrylic, 40% Wool, 10% Nylon)
Other Materials: scrap yarn for provisional cast on; extra 8 mm needle of any kind; large crochet hook or darning needle to weave in ends
Cut scrap yarn. Attach main yarn.
Row 1: Knit.
Row 2: Sl 1 kwise, knit to last st, purl.
Row 3: Slip 1 kwise, *K1, K1b*, rep from * to * to last st, P1.
Rep Row 3 only until your cowl measures 152 cm/60" from CO.
Undo sts from provisional CO and place on your spare 8 mm needle. Make sure the cowl is lying flat with no twists, folded in half.
You can either loosely graft/Kitchener stitch the sts together or use a three-needle bind off; for a less visible seam, try grafting in rib. Weave in ends.