Cassidy Gingham Cowl by Kristen TenDyke

Cassidy Gingham Cowl

August 2019
Aran (8 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Gingham Pattern with larger needles IN ROUNDS, after wet blocking
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
500 yards (457 m)
Finished 36.25” / [92 cm] circumference x 11.25” / [28.5 cm] length
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Cassidy is a gingham patterned cowl that is great for both beginner and advanced colorwork knitters. Worked in the round and following charts, this cowl works up in no time at all.

Skill Level: Easy


Medium weight yarnYarn: Swans Island Natural Colors Worsted (100% Organic Merino wool; 250 yards 229 meters/100 grams): YW205 Teal (MC, 1 skein), WY237 Oyster (CC, 1 skein).

Needles: US size 7 (4.5 mm) 24” circular, US size 8 (5.0 mm) 24” circular

Notions: Markers, tapestry needle

Special Stitches: K3, P2 Ribbing; Gingham Pattern

Pattern Notes ~ This cowl is worked in the round. (The pattern includes a video-tutorial: Knitting in the Round.) The smaller needles are used for the ribbing and the larger needles are used for the colorwork.