Splash Cowl by Samantha MacKay

Splash Cowl

November 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in St st.
US 8 - 5.0 mm
558 yards (510 m)
25" circumference and 15" tall.
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This pattern is available from interweave.com for $10.49.

Knitted in the round from the bottom up, the Splash Cowl is made of colorful stripes, each with its own stitch pattern: twisted ribbing, stockinette stitch, seed stitch, and an easy lace pattern. The simplicity and size, the variety of colors and stitches, and the washable wool yarn make it quick and interesting to knit. Chic Sheep creates an easily washable and pill-resistant accessory that will last for years.

FINISHED SIZE 25” circumference and 15” tall.

YARN Red HeartYarns Chic Sheep (100% mercerized merino wool; 186 yd / 3½ oz): #5693 poolside (blue; A), #5620 green tea (B), and #5641 sterling (gray; C), 1 ball each.

NEEDLES Size 8 (5 mm): 24” circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

NOTIONS Markers (m); tapestry needle.

GAUGE 18 sts and 27 rnds = 4” in St st.


  • This cowl is worked in the round from the bottom up.