Sunday, February 13, 2011

New Free Pattern: Spring Mobius Cowl

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By Haley Wacberg

This is an easy and satisfying project for a simple, spring cowl. It’s really a no-brainer, the yarn’s self-striping colour and soft texture do most of the work. The pattern uses a Mobius Cast On, which is easy to learn.
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!
NOTE: You can not substitute a normal cast on using circular needles to create a mobius – it doesn’t work. By twisting the stitches, you’ll end up with a full twist in your knitting, and you only want a half twist (the mobius).
The yarn used has a very high cotton and silk content, both of which tend to stretch and grow. If you think your cowl is too small, don’t worry, it’ll loosen up.
Size 
Length: 25” 
Width: 8”
Materials 
2 skeins Noro Taiyo, 100g/200m, colour 1 
5mm/36” circular needles 
1 Stitch Marker
Gauge 
15 sts & 30 rows = 4” in K6 P6 ribs
Techniques 
Intro to Mobius Knitting tutorial by Cat Bohrdi on youtube: 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVnTda7F2V4
Cost
Free



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2 comments:

cfrussll said...

When I click your link here to download, it takes me to another search. I cannot get to the pattern, no matter what I do. I always end up at this search engine:

http://www1.dlinksearch.com/main?url=www.knitomatic.com%2Fpatterns.htm&ref=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ravelry.com%2Fpatterns%2Flibrary%2Feasy-mobius-cowl&w=1438&h=807&ifc=0

Very frustrating!

Haley said...

http://www.knitomatic.com/patterns.htm

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