Painting Honeycombs Cowl


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  • This is a PDF knitting pattern.

    This cozy cowl is knit in the round and seamed together at the end for a squishy reversible tube. You can knit the honeycomb pattern as long as you like for a colorful infinity style cowl. The sample features one color of West Wool Tandem for the main color with three contrast colors.

    The honeycombs are super simple and addicting to knit, so this project is suitable for an adventurous beginners and experienced knitters alike.

  • Finished Measurements
    10.5” / 27cm wide,
    54” / 137cm circumference.
    Measurements taken after blocking.

    DK weight

    MC - 600yds / 549m
    CC - 720yds / 658m total
    The sample used 240yds / 219m of each CC, using 3 CC’s.

    US 6 / 4mm in 24” / 60cm length or size needed to obtain gauge

    1 stitch marker, tapestry needle

    26 sts & 44 rows = 4” / 10cm in honeycomb pattern after blocking.
    The sample is knit with a fairly tight tension. If you knit with a looser tension, your gauge will be a bit looser and you won’t have to knit quite as many honeycomb repeats for the cowl to reach a good size. Achieve a fabric tension that you like and enjoy the cozy honeycombs!

    Pattern Note
    Weave in your ends as you go! Use the Weavin’ Stephen technique as you introduce new colorful stripes.

  • West Wool Tandem
    (90% Falkland Merino, 10% Texel; 250yds / 229m per 100g skein)
    MC - Green Olive
    CC’s - Citroen, Glow, Brackish