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Sausalito Drop Stitch Cowl

Sausalito Drop Stitch Cowl (detail)


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Drop Stitch Cowl

Designed by Susan Druding

Description:  This super easy cowl is beautiful, light and airy.  It uses dropped yo stitches to create bands of simple lace.  It is worked back and forth, then the ends are sewn together to create the cowl.


Level:  Easy


Size: Approx. 8" high x 35" circumference



Gauge:  3 sts=1" in garter and drop st patt


Abbreviations:  BO- bind off, CO- cast on, garter st- knit every row; k- knit; p- purl; rep- repeat; st(s)- stitch(es); x- times; yo- yarn over



This pattern is worked back and forth on circular needles  The circular needles are used to accomodate the width of the cowl.


Loosley CO 105 sts. Work garter st for 6 rows.  Begin Drop Stitch Pattern.


Drop Stitch Pattern:

Next Row: * k1, (yo) 2x; rep from * to last st, k1.

Next Row: * k1, drop the 2 yo's; rep from * to last st, k1

Work 6 rows of garter st.

Repeat these 8 rows 5 more times.


BO loosely.  Sew up seam.  Enjoy!




August 2012