Just a Little Bit of Bling

Just a Little Bit of Bling

This cowl can be worn over the shoulders of a sleeveless gown or doubled around your neck to ward off winter. Make one for someone who deserves a little bit of luxury in their life.

Finished Dimensions: approximately 10” x47” (rolls were not flattened before measuring)

Yarn:
1 skein Kid-Paillettes (136 yards laceweight 42% Mohair, 40% Polyester, 18% Silk )
1 skein Filatura di Crosa Superior (330 yards laceweight 70% Cashmere, 25% Silk, 5% Merino)
1 skein Nirvana (372 yards laceweight 100% Merino)

Note: Superior and Nirvana are held together throughout.

Needles:
US size #7 24” circular needles
US size #9 24” circular needles

Free Pattern

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Instructions

With larger needles and the Superior/Nirvana held together, cast on 200 stitches. Join in the round being careful not to twist. Place a marker for the beginning of the round.

Switch to smaller needles and knit for 3.5 inches.

Switch to larger needles for the following stripe pattern:
Round 1: Knit with Paillettes
Round 2: Purl with Paillettes
Round 3: Knit with Superior/Nirvana
Round 4: Knit with Superior/Nirvana
Round 5: Knit with Superior/Nirvana
Round 6: Knit with Superior/Nirvana
Repeat rounds 1 – 6 nine more times. Then continue with Paillettes only.

Round 1: Knit with Paillettes
Round 2: Purl with Paillettes
Knit one inch more with Paillettes

Bind off in the following manner: K1, *K1, put two stitches back on the left needle and knit together through the back loop* repeat until finished.

Weave in ends. Enjoy!