Closed-Tube Cowl

Dec 7, 2011
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Designer Joni Coniglio
Finished Size Version 1: 42” long and 7” circumference tube, joined into a 42” circle; Version 2: 8½” high and 22” circumference; Version 3: 6½” high and 23½” circumference.
Yarn Version 1: Manos del Uruguay Rittenhouse (100% merino; 241 yd [220 m]/100 g): #599 agate, 1 skein. Yarn distributed by Fairmount Fibers; Version 2: Blue Sky Alpacas Techno (68% baby alpaca, 22% silk, 10% extrafine merino; 120 yd [110 m]/50 g): #1982 lounge purple, 2 skeins; Version 3: Plymouth Worsted Merino Superwash (100% superwash merino; 218 yd [199 m]/100g): #38 gold, 1 skein.
Needles Versions 1 and 3: Size 8 (5 mm): 16” and 24” circular (cir) (see Notes); Version 2: Size 9 (5.5 mm): 24” cir. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Marker (m); spare needle of correct size for each version; 3 removable markers; tapestry needle; size K/101/2 (6.5 mm) crochet hook; smooth waste yarn in contrasting color.
Gauge Version 1: 24 sts and 25 rnds = 4” in k4, p2 rib; Version 2: 14½ sts and 24 rnds = 4” in St st; Version 3: 15 sts and 27 rnds = 4” in basketweave patt.


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