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This soft, squishy cowl is worked in the round using the mosaic knitting technique to create a 2-colour pattern working with one colour at a time. The resulting fabric is thicker and cushier than regular stockinette fabric. The mosaic technique, the I-cord cast on and bind off, and the small amount of grafting used to finish the edges are all explained in the pattern. The chart looks slightly different from a traditional mosaic chart, and is designed to be easy to follow. This would be a good pattern for those wishing to learn mosaic knitting.

You will need a 4mm/US6 (or size to obtain gauge) 24"/60cm circular needle, a stitch marker, and a tapestry needle. Although exact gauge is not crucial, you'll want to get it pretty close; using a different gauge will affect the size and yarn requirements.

The sample used 32g (96yds/88m) of Tatami (MC) and 22g (66yds/60m) of Redwood Bark (CC). You may need slightly more or less, but one 50g skein of each colour will be more than enough.

Language
English
Brand
Independent Designer
Designer
Elizabeth Elliott
Craft
Knitting
Yarn Weight
DK | Light Worsted
Format
Downloadable PDF
Skill Level
Intermediate
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Pages
3
 
 

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