Thursday, December 17, 2009

Activewear Knitted Cotton Cowl

Are you active outdoors...even in winter? Or, do you know someone that is a runner even in inclimate weather? Well, this knitted cotton cowl will do the trick to keep out the chill.

SIZE: One Size
Finished Circumference About 26 in. (66 cm)
Finished Height About 11 in. (28 cm)

Cotton Yarn weight: 3.00 oz./85 g (103 yd/94 m)
2 Balls or 210 yards of medium weight cotton yarn
Stitch Markers
Circular knitting needle size 10 (6 mm), 24 in. (61 cm) long

12 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st worked in the rnd (k every rnd). BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR
GAUGE. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in
the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. If it takes you less
stitches and rows to make a 4 in. [10 cm] square, try using a smaller size hook or needles;
if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

K2, p2 Rib (worked in the rnd, multiple of 4 sts)
Rnd 1: *K2, p2, rep from * around.
Rep Rnd 1 for K2, p2 Rib.

Cast on 80 sts. Join, being careful not to twist sts. Place marker for beg of rnd.
Work in K2, p2 Rib for 1 in. (2.5 cm).
Change to St st worked in the rnd (k every rnd) and work until piece measures about 10 in. (25.5 cm) from beg.
Work in K2, p2 Rib for 1 in. (2 cm). Bind off.

Weave in ends.

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