This cowl is part of the leethal Short Stripes Trio - 3 different accessory patterns which each feature short rows and stripes! [Robin] the shawl, [Barry] the hat, and Maurice the cowl (this pattern) all play with stripes and short rows in different ways, and are all fun and unique designs with lots of variations. (Each single pattern is $6; the whole trio is $12.)
This cowl is a quick and easy(ish) knit, but with three different versions, each in three sizes, a couple different color options, plus any-gauge and color modification options, this one simple cowl can be made over and over for completely different results!
Use two colors throughout the whole piece, or incorporate a new color each time you start a new section. The narrow and long loop cowls in two sections are both symmetrical, with a curved shape; the wide cowl is worked in three asymmetrical sections.
While the piece is constructed in the round, it is worked entirely in short rows, all knit stitches for a