Zipper Cowl

Designer Ashley Rao

Finished Size 44" circumference and 12 1/4" tall.

Yarn Blue Sky Alpacas Worsted Hand Dyes (50% royal alpaca, 50% merino; 100 yd [91 m]/3 1/2 oz [100 g]): #2015 putty (MC), 4 skeins; #2012 cranberry (CC), 1 skein.

Needles Sizes 7 (4.5 mm) and 9 (5.5 mm): 40" circulars (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Marker (m); tapestry needle.

Gauge 12 sts and 36 rnds = 4" in Fisher­man’s Rib on smaller needle.

Two-tone fisherman’s rib creates surprising color and texture changes in the reversible, oversized Zipper Cowl. Learn all about fisherman’s rib—including how it’s different from brioche—in the designer’s tutorial featured in this issue.

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Hi! I'm the editor of knitscene magazine. Before I became editor I was the assistant editor of Interweave Knits for over two years. I have a bachelor's degree in Anthropology, I love knitting, pizza, Justin Timberlake, and my Black Lab whose name is Girlfriend, and I live in Fort Collins, Colorado.