With simple lace and adorable tassels, this cowl goes from neck warmer to a justright shoulder snuggle.
Design by Alexandra Davidoff
16 sts and 24 rnds = 4 inches/10cm in
Open Basket Weave pat. To save time, take time to check
Centered Double Decrease (CDD): Sl 2 sts as if to k2tog, k1, p2sso.
Note: Chart is provided for those preferring to work pat st from a chart. Open Basket Weave (multiple of
6 sts) Rnds 1–4: *K3, p3; rep from * around. Rnd 5: *Yo, CDD, yo, k3; rep from *
around. Rnds 6–9: *P3, k3; rep from * around. Rnd 10: *K3, yo, CDD, yo; rep from *
around. Rep Rnds 1–10 for pat.
Cowl is worked in the round.
I-Cord With Tassels
Make 2 Using dpns and leaving 6-inch tail at each end, make 2 [3-st] I-cords (see page 112), each 21 inches long. Make 4 tassels (see page 111) Cut 26 (10-inch) strands of yarn. Put 24 strands tog and tie in center with 1 of the rem strands. Fold the 10-inch strands down over tie and tie again with the other rem strand, about 3/4-inch down from fold. Trim tassel if necessary.
With circular needle, cast on 198 sts; pm for beg of rnd and join, being careful not to twist sts. Work 9 reps of Open Basket Weave pat. Work [Rnds 1–9] once. Bind off in pat. Finishing Weave in ends. Block lightly to measurements. With RS facing, thread first I-cord diagonally through a line of yo’s from cast-on to bound-off edges. Thread 2nd I-cord through diagonal line of yo’s 3 inches from first I-cord, creating 2 parallel lines of I-cords. Sew a tassel to each end of I-cords.