Bicoastal Cowl

Bicoastal Cowl

 

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Keep your neck warm and cozy in this collar made of Fisherman’s Rib, an easier form of Brioche Stitch. It’s perfect both for chilly Maine mornings and for watching the sunset on a beach in San Francisco. The piece is shaped to lay flat on your shoulders and stand up around your neck to keep you toasty warm. This is a great style for bicyclers, or anyone who doesn’t want long scarves getting in their way.

FINISHED DIMENSIONS
Circumference at neck: 15.25″
Circumference at lower edge: 30.5″
Length: 8″

GAUGE 4″ = 10.5 sts and 34 rounds in Fisherman’s Rib, blocked
Note: yarns shown usually knit at 18-22 sts to 4″

MATERIALS
120 yards worsted weight yarn
US 9 (5.5mm) 16″ circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge
stitch marker
yarn needle
optional: thin yarn in a contrasting color for lifeline

YARN SHOWN Spincycle Independence (100% American wool; 200 yards/100 grams)
Malabrigo Rios (100% superwash merino wool; 210 yards/100 grams)
Spincycle 100% BFL Worsted (100% Blue-Faced Leicester wool; 120 yards/approximately 80 grams)