Snood cowl keeps neck cosy
I love snoods (AKA cowls) and I decided to knit one with a twist in it, so that there would be a lovely curved edge visible.
Don’t knit? Get in touch and I can make one for you!
It can be worn with twisty bits at the front,
or at the back.
For knitters, whynotmakeit is on ravelry http://www.ravelry.com/people/whynotmakeit
The pattern is here, it’s very quick and easy to make.
Yarn: Rowan cocoon (here in ‘Polar’)
Needles: 6.5 and 8 mm circular knitting needles (if you only have 8 mm that is fine too!) and a large sewing needle for weaving in ends.
Cast on 72 stitches using the 6.5 mm needles (if you have them, just use the 8 mm needles if not.)
Before you continue in the round, take hold of the first few cast-on stitches:
and turn them around once, so that they twist around the needle. It doesn’t matter which way you turn them.
Then place a stitch marker at the beginning of the round and switch to the 8 mm needles.
Row 1: *k2, p2* repeat between *s for the whole round.
Row 2: same as row 1.
Row 3: *p2, k2* repeat between *s for the whole round.
Row 4: same as row 3.
You should find that the stitches are stacked in sets of four knits and four purled like this:
k k p p
k k p p
p p k k
p p k k
so that the pattern is like a checkerboard all the way round.
Keep repeating rows 1-4 until you have 36 rows.
Switch back to the 6.5 mm needles if you have some and cast off.
Put on your lovely new snood and feel very happy!
I would love to hear from you if you make this! Drop me a line.
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