A uniquely useful accessory, your striped cowl cinches closed for use as a hat.
Approximately 20” around x 8” high
1 Hank Berroco Ultra Alpaca (100 grs), #6208 Couscous (A)
1 Ball Berroco Geode (50 grs), #3644 Rainbow Agate (B)
16” Length circular knitting needle, size 10 (6.00 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
1 St marker
17 sts = 4”; 24 rnds = 4” in St st
TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE
With circular needle, using A, cast on 88 sts. Join, being careful not to twist sts. Mark for beg of rnd and carry marker up. * Knit 1 rnd, purl 1 rnd, rep from * twice more (6 rnds total). Knit 2 rnds A. Join B. * Knit 1 rnd B, knit 6 rnds A, rep from * once more. Knit 1 rnd B. Knit 3 rnds A.
Dec Rnd: With A, * K9, k2 tog, rep from * 7 times more, k to end – 80 sts. Knit 2 rnds A. * Knit 1 rnd B, knit 6 rnds A, rep from * once more. Knit 1 rnd B. Knit 2 rnds A.
Eyelet Rnd: With A, * k2, yo, k2 tog, rep from * around. Knit 3 rnds A. Bind off all sts with B.
Drawstring: With B, cast on 120 sts. Bind off all sts. Thread this cord in and out of eyelet rnd. Tie ends tog.