Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Holiday Sparkle Cowl - Hollywood

Sparkle is fun and perfect for the holiday season.  Hollywood is a superwash wool with a hint of sparkle.  Combined with a simple 4 row (3 stitch repeat) pattern, it worked up quickly into a lacey cowl that can be worn long and open or doubled around the neck.


Materials
- 1 skein Hollywood (87% Superwash Wool -10% Acrylic - 3% Polyester - 208 yds/100 g) - shown in color 11 (Ruby)

- US 8 circular needles

- 1 stitch marker

- 1 yarn needle
Abbreviations
- K - Knit

- P - Purl

- Sl1 - Slip 1 Stitch

- K2tog - Knit 2 Together

- PSSO - Pass Slipped Stitch Over

- YO - Yarn Over
Cast on 150 stitches

Join in the round, careful not to twist.  Place marker at beginning of round.

K 2 rows

Start pattern:

1 - [Sl1 - K2Tog - PSSO, YO, YO]

2- [K1, (P1, K1 into double YO)]
3 - K

4 - K

Continue until desired width.

Bind off loosely.  Weave in ends.  Block.
 

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