Choose four colors of Aran weight yarn and fade them together for this beginner-friendly cowl pattern. The cowl is knit flat and then seamed together at the end for an infinity-style cowl. The waves are created with yarn over increases and decreases framed by I-cord edges. The length is customizable, so you can also knit this pattern with DK or worsted weight yarn. Enjoy this cozy and warm winter accessory!
Finished Measurements 54″ / 137cm circumference. 19″ / 48cm wide. Measurements taken after blocking. The length is customizable.
Yarn Aran weight
DK weight yarn will work for this cowl as well for a slightly narrower cowl. You can customize the circumference of the cowl by knitting fewer or more pattern repeats.
Yardage 720yds / 658m total Color A - 180yds / 165m Color B - 180yds / 165m Color C - 180yds / 165m Color D - 180yds / 165m
Needles US 8 / 5mm circular in 40″ / 100cm length or size needed to obtain gauge
Notions Tapestry needle
Gauge 15 sts & 32 rows = 4″ / 10cm in stockinette stitch with purl ridges
Gauge Swatch CO 20 sts.
Row 1 (RS): K all sts. Row 2 (WS): P all sts. Row 3 (RS): K all sts. Row 4 (WS): K all sts.
Repeat Rows 1 – 4 until the swatch is your desired size. Don’t worry if your gauge isn’t exactly like mine. If you are within 1 or 2 sts of my gauge, then you will achieve a similarly sized cowl.
La Bien Aimée Merino Aran (100% Merino Wool; 182yds / 166m per 100g skein) Color A - Quail Color B - Grellow Color C - Yellow Brick Road Color D - Yellow Brick Road Graffiti