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Painting Bricks Cowl - Knit Pattern

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This Painting Bricks Cowl from Stephen West is a terrific stashbuster! Gather a colorful collection of DK weight yarns to knit this super simple 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.

Professionally printed pattern. Comes with Ravelry download code.

PAINTING BRICKS COWL

  • Designed by: Stephen West
  • Size: One size
  • Finished Measurements: 25”/64cm circumference around neck, 16”/41cm at widest part, 9”/23cm at narrowest part. Measurements taken after blocking
  • Yarn: 2 skeins MC + less than 40yds/37m each of 8 CCs
  • Total Yardage: 350yds/320m (MC) + 300yds/274m (CC)
  • Needles: US size 6 [4mm] in 24" [60cm] length or SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE
  • Gauge: 22 sts & 36 rows = 4” [10cm] in Painting Bricks pattern (4 rows garter stitch + 4 rows stockinette stitch) after blocking

YARN DETAILS (Sample)

West Wool Tandem (3½oz/100g [approx 250yd/229m], 90% Falkland wool, 10% Texel wool), Glow (MC) + White Peach, Roswitha, Beatrix, Aquamarine, Green Olive, Cornflower, Prince (CCs); Stephen also added a neon yellow CC pop from Undercover Otter in the Nilbog colorway.