Knit Today Magazine - - Notebook -

that the lin­ing fab­ric is on the out­side, and stitch the sides to­gether us­ing the Hi Viz yarn.

7. Care­fully turn the bag right side out, so as not to dam­age your stitch­ing.

8. Give the bag one more gen­tle press, avoid­ing the zip. Close the zip and hey presto! You’re ready for a night out. Add a flash of neon to a clas­sic cowl and bust your stash in one easy move with this infinity-and-be­yond scarf, which goes with just about any­thing. Yarn 1 x 50g ball of Rico Es­sen­tials shade Neon Yel­low (24) 3 x 50g ball of Rico Es­sen­tials shade Cream (01) 4 x 50g ball of Rico shade Navy (11) Nee­dles & ac­ces­sories 1 pair of 7mm straight knit­ting (UK 2, US 10.5-11) Ta­pes­try nee­dle

Es­sen­tials Rico Es­sen­tials Big Chunky weight 50% wool, 50% acrylic 50g/48m (52yds) Hand wash £3.99 per 50g ball rico-de­





nee­dles 11 sts and 16 rows to 10cm or 4in over stock­ing stitch, us­ing 7mm knit­ting nee­dles. Fin­ished size 20cm wide x 250cm cir­cum­fer­ence





Us­ing 7mm nee­dles and Navy, cast on 22 sts us­ing the thumb method (turn to page 91 for a photo step by step).

** Row 1 (RS): Knit. Row 2 (WS): Purl. Th­ese two rows form stock­ing stitch. Con­tinue as set in stock­ing stitch for 50 rows in to­tal. *** Change to Cream and con­tinue

in stock­ing stitch for 50 Change to Navy. **** Re­peat Re­peat from from ** ** to to

Change to Neon Yel­low and con­tinue stock­ing stitch for 50 rows in to­tal. Cast off us­ing a sim­ple cast off and weave in ends (turn to page 92 for a photo step by step).

MAKING UP Us­ing a ta­pes­try


in **** 3 times in to­tal. *** once more.

nee­dle and




right sides to­gether, back stitch to­gether the cast on and cast off short ends. Be care­ful not to twist the long length of knit­ting as you do so.

Us­ing a steam iron on a medium set­ting, lightly iron the cowl, first on the wrong side, and then on the right side, to help the edges un­curl slightly.

Leave your cowl and then loop it

flat on.




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