Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Cherry Red Cowl

Brighten up those dark winter days with this hot cherry red cowl from Lion Brand Yarn. Another quick and great gift to make.

SIZE: One Size
Finished Circumference About 26 in. (66 cm)
Finished Height About 11 1/2 in. (29 cm)

• 927-209 Lion Brand Silky Twist Yarn: Cherry Red 1 Ball
• Circular Knitting Needles 16 inches Size 10.5
•  Split Ring Stitch Markers
• Large-Eye Blunt Needles

11 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.

Garter stitch (worked in the rnd)
Rnd 1: Knit.
Rnd 2: Purl.
Rep Rnds 1 and 2 for Garter st worked in the rnd.

Cast on 72 sts. Place marker for beg of rnd. Join by working first st on left hand needle with the working yarn from right hand needle, being careful not to twist sts.
Work in Garter st for 4 rnds.
Change to St st worked in the rnd (k every rnd), and work until piece measures about 10 1/2 in. (26.5 cm) from beg.
Work in Garter st for 4 rnds.
Bind off.

Weave in ends.

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