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lion brand® wool-ease® thick & quick® cheetah knit cowl

Be natural or be funky by pairing your favorite 3 colors of Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick® for this knit cowl.
Step 1

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: About 16"x12.5" (41 cm x 32 cm), measured flat

GAUGE: 10 sts + 11 rows = about 4" (10 cm) over Stockinette st in the rnd (knit every rnd), blocked; be sure to check your gauge

NOTES:

  • Cowl is worked in one piece in the round, in stranded colorwork.
  • Colorwork is worked in Stockinette st worked in the rnd (knit every rnd) following a chart. Read every rnd of chart from right to left.
  • Carry unused yarn color(s) across wrong side of cowl.
  • It is normal for the colorwork to pucker before blocking. Wet block finished cowl to flatten out all sts.
Step 2

COWL:
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Cast on 80 sts with MC.
Place marker for beginning of rnd and join by knitting the first st on the left hand needle with the working yarn from the right hand needle.
Rnds 1-6: *K2, p2; rep from * to end of rnd.
Rnds 7-8: K all sts.

CHEETAH COLORWORK:

For next 18 rnds, follow chart. Each rnd will have 2 chart reps. Place marker (pm) after completing first chart rep. Keep floats loose behind work.
Cut CCA and CCB, continuing with MC only.
Next 2 Rnds: K all sts.
Next 6 Rnds: Rep rnds 1-6.
Bind off loosely in k2, p2 rib.

FINISHING:
Weave in yarn ends.

Step 3

ABBREVIATIONS:

CCA =
Contrasting Color A
CCB = Contrasting Color B
K = Knit
M = Main Color
P = Purl
Rep = Repeat
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
St(s) = Stitch(es)

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