Have you ever wondered if it’s possible to create intarsia without bobbins? The answer you will discover when you knit this Wave Cowl, using modular-style colorwork and utilizing partial knitting as well as short rows. You will have an option to implement optional tassels and to customize this cowl to your liking. Skills learned Crochet chain cast-on Working sections of color without bobbins German short rows Weaving in ends directly into your knitting Mattress stitch Technique Requirements: knit/purl, cast on/bind off, increase/decrease, have knit a few accessories, easy colorwork, short rows
Homework ● Make a gauge swatch on suggested needle size or use size to obtain gauge 24 sts and 38 rows = 4” in Stockinette stitch worked flat, measured once washed and blocked ● Using the Crochet Chain method, CC, and larger needle, CO a total of 116 sts as follows: CO 25 sts, place marker 4, CO 8 sts, place marker 3, CO 25 sts, place a differently-colored marker for center of piece, CO 25 sts, place marker 2, CO 8 sts, place marker 1, CO 25 sts.
490 yds in MC and 200 yds in CC of fingering weight yarn, preferably light or bright semi-solid colors ● US 4 (3.5 mm) circular needle, 24-36" ● Crochet Hook size E (3.5 mm) or F (3.75 mm) ● Stitch markers ● Tapestry needle ● Purchase copy of Wave Cowl (hand) pattern $7.50 https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/wave-cowl-hand