Button Up Honey Cowl

Techniques

Knitting, in the round, rib stitch, drop stitch (explained in pattern in detail)

Level

Adventurous Beginner to Intermediate

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The Button Up Honey Cowl is the perfect accessory to keep your neck cozy! Knitted in the round, the cowl features a honeycomb pattern in the main body of the neck and a Stockinette stitch panel to display some decorative buttons. The pattern provides instructions for both fingering weight and DK weight yarn and works great for men and women. You never use more than one color in a round, so the knitting is fun and fast! Grab two coordinating yarns, some buttons, and your needles and settle in for a little knitting.

Materials

Yardage: 200 yards/183 meters of DK or 250 yards/229 meters fingering weight yarn for the main color and 100 yards/92 meters of DK or fingering weight yarn for the contrasting color

DK weight samples knit out of Madelinetosh Tosh DK in colors Fjord (MC) and Charcoal (CC) and Badlands (MC) and Onyx (CC) (225 yards/206 meters; 100% superwash merino)

Fingering weight sample knit out of Rhichard Devrieze Peppino in color Frank Lloyd (MC) (225 yards/206 meters; 100% superwash merino) and Madelinetosh Tosh Sock in color William Morris (CC) (395 yards/361 meters; 100% superwash merino) 3 to 5 buttons of any size


Gauge

DK weight version: 5 sts / 7.5 rounds over St st = 1 inch
Fingering weight version: 6.5 / 10.5 rounds over St st = 1 inch


Needles

DK weight version: US 6 (4mm) or US 7 (4.5mm) 16- or 20-inch circular
Fingering weight version: US 3 (3.25mm) or 4 (3.5mm) 16- or 20-inch circular
or size needed to get gauge
Note: This cowl is designed to be loose fitting on the neck. If you prefer a snug fit to the neck, adjust your needle size down one size.

Notions

Scissors
Sewing needle that fits through buttons
2 stitch markers
Tape measure
Tapestry needle


Sizing

23-inch circumference by 8-inch depth (both sizes)


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