Easy Fair Isle Cowl

Chunky fair isle cowl
An ideal first project for learning how to knit fair isle using stranded colourwork. Perfect as a gift for all genders.


Skills for knitting this project

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20 sts and 20 rounds = 4" / 10cm in stranded colourwork in the round


One size — cowl measures approx. 30" / 72cm in circumference and 11" / 28cm in height.



Aran weight yarn
Shown in Jamieson of Shetland's Shetland Heather Aran

Needles and notions

Size 9 US / 5.5mm 24" / 60cm circular

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