Tuesday, October 19, 2010

My Everything Cowl

I was looking at "A Treasury of Knitting Patterns" and fell in love with the Valentine Cable. So I started converted it to be knit in the round for a cowl. I love it, my sister called it "very girly".

One size fits most adults (24")


Bernat Softee Chunky

  4stitches / 1 inches on 5.5 mm needles over stockinette st

LTP- slip 1 stitch onto cable needle (cn) hold front, P1, P1 from cn
RTP- slip 1 stitch onto cn and hold back, P1, P1 from cn
BC- slip 1 stitch onto cn and hold back, K2, then P1 from the cn
Single BC- slip 1 stitch onto cn hold back, K1, then P1 from cn
FC- slip 2 stitches onto cn and hold in front, P1, then K2 from the cn
Single FC- slip 1 stitch onto cn hold front, P1, then K1 from cn
C4F- slip 2 stitches onto cn and hold in front, K2, then K2 from the cn
C6F- slip 3 sts into cn hold back, K3, K3 from cn
C6B- slip 3 sts into cn hold front, K3, K3 from cn  

 5.5 mm (US 9) 20" circular (or 16" if you don't have a 20")
 12 stitch markers - 1 of style A, 5 of style B, and 6 of style C

Using 5.5 mm 20" (or 16") circular needles, cast on 96 sts. Placing marker style A and join in round.
P one round placing markers as such- *P3, place marker B, P16, place marker B, P3, place marker C, P10, place maker C* until end. You should have 3 sections of 16 and 3 sections of 10 with 3 stitches in between.

In the sections of 16 you will follow the Valentine Cable (below), in the sections of 3 you will ALWAYS purl and in the 10 you will follow the Ribbon Cable (again below)

Repeat for 35 rounds.

Valentine Cable
Round 1: P6, K4, P6
Rnd 2:  P6, C4F, P6
Rnd 3: P6, K4, P6
Rnd 4: P5, BC, FC, P5

Rnd 5: P5, K2, P2, K2, P5
Rnd 6: P4, BC, P2, FC, P4
Rnd 7: P4, K2, P4, K2, P4
Rnd 8: P3, BC, P4, FC, P3
Rnd 9: P3, K2, P6, K2, P3

Rnd 10: P2, BC, BC, FC, FC, P2
Rnd 11: P2, K2, P1, K2, P2, K2, P1, K2, P2
Rnd 12: P1, BC, BC, P2, FC, FC, P1
Rnd 13: P1, K2, P1, K2, P4, K2, P1, K2, P1
Rnd 14: P1, K1, single FC FC, P2, BC, single BC, K1, P1
Rnd 15: P1, K1, P1, K1, P1, K2, P2, K2, P1, K1, P1, K1, P1
Rnd 16: P1, K1, P1, single FC, FC, BC, single BC, P1, K1, P1
Rnd 17: P1, K1, P2, K1, P1, K4, P1, K1, P2, K1, P1
Rnd 18: P1, single FC, single BC, P1, C4F, single FC, single BC, P1
Rnd 19: P2, LTP, P2, K4, P2, RTP, P2

Repeat rnds 4-19

Ribbon Cable
Round 1: P2, K6, P2
Rnd 2: P2, C6B, P2
Rnd 3: P2, K6, P2   
Rnd 4: P2, K6, P2
Rnd 5: P2, K6, P2
Rnd 6: P2, K6, P2
Rnd 7: P2, K6, P2     
Rnd 8: P2, C6F, P2
Rnd 9:  P2, K6, P2  
Rnd 10: P2, K6, P2   
Rnd 11: P2, K6, P2    
Rnd 12: P2, K6, P2   

Repart rnds 1-12

Weave in all ends and block.