Painting Bricks Cowl


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  • This is a PDF knitting pattern.

    Gather a colorful collection of DK weight yarns to create this easy to knit bricks cowl. The stripes and slipped stitches are knit in the round as the bricks increase in size to form a hooded effect. The double thick fabric is a super cozy layer for autumn and winter.

    Choose a main color to frame all of the contrasting brick color pops. DK weight yarn is recommended, but you could also hold fingering weight yarn double.

  • Finished Measurements
    25” / 64cm circumference around neck,
    16” / 41cm at widest part,
    9” / 23cm at narrowest part.
    Measurements taken after blocking

    DK weight

    MC - 350yds / 320m
    CC - 300yds / 274m

    I used less than 40yds / 37m of each CC (8 CC’s total).
    You will need 2 skeins of DK weight for the MC.

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

    1 stitch marker, tapestry needle

    22 sts & 36 rows = 4” / 10cm in Painting Bricks pattern (4 rows garter stitch + 4 rows stockinette stitch) after blocking

  • West Wool Tandem
    MC - Glow (golden yellow)
    CC - White Peach, Roswitha, Beatrix, Aquamarine, Green Olive, Cornflower, Prince

    I added a neon yellow CC pop from Undercover Otter in the Nilbog colorway.