Long Missoni Mobius Cowl - FREE
Great minds think alike. Just as I finished this cowl the Fall 2009 fashion shows were starting in Milan, and what should pop up at Missoni, but long, ribbed cowls. It can be worn long around your neck, doubled up for colder weather, or over your head for the runaway runway model look. Make it for spring, fall or winter.
The pattern is very simple, fast, and satisfying for time when you just need to produce something FAST. It is knit in the round using a really long circular needle and a nifty little cast on just for mobius knitting. To learn this easy new skill you can watch Cat Bohrdi’s great Intro to Mobius Knitting tutorial on you tube. Cat’s instructions are clear and easy to follow and you’ll be an expert in no time! The yarn we’ve used is handpainted. It is soft and has a slight sheen because of it’s silk content. Please note that silk has a tendency to grow with wear, so if you want your cowl bigger I suggest you block it bigger and if you want it smaller either subtract some sts from the cast on or reduce your needle size. That said, the look is big, loose and casual and it’s easy to go with the flow of this garment. If you want to make the cowl wider without using more yarn work exclusively in the knit stitch: the cowl won’t be reversible but ribbing sucks up yarn.
Lying flat with mobius twist on top, measured across the middles
24” long x 6” wide
3 skeins Manos Silk Blend, colour 3120 (50g, 135m/150yds; 30% silk, 70% extra fine merino wool)
8mm/40” (47” is good) circular needles
1 Stitch Marker
We no longer carry the yarn this pattern was designed with, but you can substitute 540m of any worsted weight yarn or 270m of any bulky weight yarn.
3 skeins Madeline Tosh Merino DK
3 skeins Malabrigo Mecha
3 skeins Malabrigo Chunky
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