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Oregon Wildflowers Cowl PDF


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Join in the colorwork fun! Explore four different types of colorwork: patterned, striped, checked, and lace. The MKAL fun starts on September 1, 2016 and runs through October 31, 2016. Every week in September one clue will be released. Don’t worry! There are 22 or fewer rows to work every week.

Finish by November 1, 2016 to be entered for a prize kit of 1 skein of Teresa Ruch yarn and a pattern from Kelli. To be entered: a photo must be posted on the Kelli Slack Designs Ravelry forum or in a user’s notebook and linked to the pattern, the Kelli Slack Designs Facebook page, or emailed to Kelli. Check the website for more information.


The wildflowers of Oregon are beautiful and varied. I designed this MKAL to highlight the wildflowers of Oregon. We start with a ruffled edge much like a petal.

This pattern is meant for adventurous novice knitters to experienced knitters and all those in-between.

Please read the entire pattern before beginning.

Yarn: 4 skeins CoopKnits Socks Yeah!, 231 yards, 755 Merino Wool, 25% Nylon, colors: 101 Obsidian, 104 Sphene, 106 Kunzite, 107 Beryl (approx. 100 yards of each for the small)

Needle: US 2 (2.75 mm) Hiya Hiya Circular needles or needles to obtain gauge

Gauge:8 stitches per inch (spi) and 9 rows per inch (rpi) OR 32 stitches & 36 rows to 4 inches/10 cm in stockinette

Size: 25 (28, 31) inches around, 9.5 inches wide

To alter the size: Adjust your gauge to increase or decrease the circumference of the cowl as needed.

PLEASE NOTE: Line by line written instructions are not given for this cowl. The nature of the colorwork is such that a chart is provided. The chart is very simple and should be approachable even if you have never read charts before.