Geometric Illusion Cowl / Scarf
Geometric Illusion Cowl/Scarf is worked sideways with button band or joined in the round with 3 needle bind off.
Combination of 3 different two color patterns (stripe and slip stitch patterns) create an asymmetric color change illusion and create a personal, unique look every time to be worn.
Pattern is written and charted.
Size:Cowl: width 9”/23 cm, length 49”/125 cm (twisted twice around a neck).
Long scarf: width 9”/23 cm, length 67”/170 cm
Functional buttons add interest and give the option of wearing cowl as a scarf.
Skills required: knit, purl, slip st, provisional cast-on, 3 needle bind off (for loop cowl only), picking up stitches from edges.
Gauge: 21 sts and 33 rows = 4"/10 cm in garter ridges pattern with larger needle after blocking.
Yarn utilization (DK weight):
for cowl : color A - about 246 yds / 225 m, color B - about 246 yds / 225 m
for long scarf : color A - about 369 yds / 335 m, color B