Blooms Cowl

The crisp fall air is here, time to bundle up with this gorgeous cowl. Knit with merino yak alpaca blend, it is sure to keep you warm.  The new All-n-One knitting loom makes its debut with this beautiful, yet simple cowl design.

LOOM: Fine All-n-One Loom, 5/16″ gauge, Limited Edition

YARN: Approx 250 yds of worsted weight merino yak alpaca yarn. LB Collection Merino Yak Alpaca, Purple was used in sample.

NOTIONS: tapestry needle, row counter (optional), one accent buttons.

GAUGE: enter gauge here

FINISHED SIZE: 9 inches x 10 inches, blocked.

ABBREVIATIONS
K=knit stitch
P=purl stitch
ssk=slip, slip knit (left-slanting decrease)
k2tog=knit two together (right-slanting decrease)
yo=yarn over
st(s)=stitch(es)
rnd(s)=round(s)

NOTES:
Pattern is worked both in the round, then as a flat panel

INSTRUCTIONS

Cast on 100 sts, prepare to work in the rnd.
Rnd 1: k to end of rnd.
Rnd 2: p to end of rnd.
Rnd 3: k to end of rnd.
Rnd 4: p to end of rnd.
Rnd 5, 7, 9, 11: *k1, yo, k2, ssk, k1, k2tog, k2, yo; rep from * to end.
Rnd 6, 8, 10, 12 : k to end of rnd.
Rnd 13, 15, 17, 19: *k1, k2tog, k2, yo, k1, yo, k2, ssk; rep from * to end.
Rnd 14, 16, 18, 20: k to end of rnd.
Next rnd: k to end of rnd.
Next rnd: p to end of rnd.
Rep last two rnds until item measures approx 7 inches from cast-on edge. Once item measures approximately 7 inches, you will continue working as a flat panel.
Next row: k to end of row.
Next row: p to end of row.
Repeat last 2 rows for another 1.5 inches.
Bind off with basic bind off method. Weave in all ends. Steam Block.
Fold one of the corners and secure with a decorative button.


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