The QUICK ACRYLIC TRICK COWL Copyright Kathy Boyer
(note buttons and buttonholes are optional)
One skein Vanna’s Choice 100% Acrylic #4 Medium Weight Yarn
(uses 70grams of the 85 gram skein)
One skein any wool yarn Medium Weight
Size nine 16 inch circular needles
Begin with acrylic yarn.
Cast on 92 stitches.
Join being careful not to twist.
Begin 2 by 2 ribbing. (K2P2 around)
Knit in rib for 8 inches
Purl each stitch for 3 rows
Join wool yarn at marker and begin 2 by 2 ribbing in wool
Knit in rib for 6 and a half inches.
Next make the buttonholes by
Knitting 12 in pattern, then cast off 3 stitches, and repeat all the way around
Next row cast on 3 stitches at each previous rows cast on site.
You will make 6 buttonholes
Go back to ribbing pattern on next row.
Knit for 1 ½ inches and bind off.
Sew 6 buttons onto acrylic cowl at the buttonhole mark.
Fold wool cowl down over acrylic ribbing, and button in place
Wear in the WINDIEST cities and be warm.