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Add colorwork to your knitter's bag of tricks with this friendly, introductory pattern. The First Colorwork Cowl's motifs incorporate easy combinations of both one-color and simple two-color stranded rounds. Colors alternate frequently, meaning catching floats is not necessary! A digital companion pattern provides written instructions alongside 4- and 5-color variations. Worked in worsted-weight yarn, this pattern makes for great colorwork practice and swift gift knitting.

This pattern is part of our BT by Brooklyn Tweed pattern line and is our gift to you with the purchase of 4 skeins of Shelter — simply add your yarn and pattern to the cart and enter code: first_colorwork_shelter at checkout.

Designer: Jared Flood

Collection: BT by Brooklyn Tweed

Share on social #FirstColorworkCowl and #BTxBT

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Fresh. Fun. 4 pages.

BT by Brooklyn Tweed patterns are skill-accessible knitting patterns written in a concise, visually appealing way. Spanning just four pages, each pattern offers an entry point into the larger world of Brooklyn Tweed yarns and patterns. Projects you make from BT by Brooklyn Tweed will be easy to knit and fun to wear! 

Learn more about BT by Brooklyn Tweed 

 


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First Colorwork Cowl

BT by Brooklyn Tweed

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Skill Level 1 of 5
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  • Product description

    Add colorwork to your knitter's bag of tricks with this friendly, introductory pattern. The First Colorwork Cowl's motifs incorporate easy combinations of both one-color and simple two-color stranded rounds. Colors alternate frequently, meaning catching floats is not necessary! A digital companion pattern provides written instructions alongside 4- and 5-color variations. Worked in worsted-weight yarn, this pattern makes for great colorwork practice and swift gift knitting.

    This pattern is part of our BT by Brooklyn Tweed pattern line and is our gift to you with the purchase of 4 skeins of Shelter — simply add your yarn and pattern to the cart and enter code: first_colorwork_shelter at checkout.

    Designer: Jared Flood

    Collection: BT by Brooklyn Tweed

    Share on social #FirstColorworkCowl and #BTxBT

    _________

    Fresh. Fun. 4 pages.

    BT by Brooklyn Tweed patterns are skill-accessible knitting patterns written in a concise, visually appealing way. Spanning just four pages, each pattern offers an entry point into the larger world of Brooklyn Tweed yarns and patterns. Projects you make from BT by Brooklyn Tweed will be easy to knit and fun to wear! 

    Learn more about BT by Brooklyn Tweed 

     


  • Pattern materials

    YARN

    Brooklyn Tweed Shelter — 100% American Targhee-Columbia Wool (140 yards/128 meters per 50g skein)

    • 2 skeins of Color 1 (C1); 1 skein of Color 2 (C2); 1 skein of Color 3 (C3)
    • Note: The 4-color and 5-color versions may be worked with 1 skein of each color; when swatching, swap C3 and MC for the 4-color version and swap C4 and MC for the 5-color version.
    • 3-color version photographed in colors Old World (C1), Hayloft (C2) & Fossil (C3)
    • 4-color version photographed in colors Yellowstone (C1), Hayloft (C2), Bale (C3) & Fossil (C4)
    • 5-color version photographed in colors Plume (C1), Flannel (C2), Embers (C3), Bale (C4) & Snowbound (C5). 

    Brooklyn Tweed Tones – 100% American Columbia Wool (140 yards/128 meters per 50 grams)

    YARDAGE

    • Approximately 160 yards/147 meters of Color 1 (Dark), 34 yards/31 meters of Color 2 (Medium) and 59 yards/54 meters of Color 3 (Light)


    Please note: the stitch patterns used for this accessory include written (see Companion PDF) as well as charted instructions.
  • Pattern specs

    CONSTRUCTION

    • The First Colorwork Cowl is worked in the round from top down. Increase rounds worked over the length of the cowl result in a gently flared shape that sits comfortably on the shoulders when worn.


    FINISHED DIMENSIONS

    • 25" (63.5 cm) top circumference; 32" (81.5 cm) bottom circumference; 9½” (24 cm) length


    GAUGE

    • 20 stitches per 4”/10 cm; 6 rounds per inch in colorwork (exact row gauge is not critical)
    • 5 stitches per inch in colorwork pattern


    NEEDLES

    One 24”/60 cm circular needle

    • Suggested size: US 8 (5 mm)


    One smaller 16”/40 cm circular needle

    • 2-3 sizes smaller than main needle for working ribbing
    • Suggested size: US 5 (3.75 mm)
  • Techniques

    Tutorials to support the pattern:


    Companion PDF included


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