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Glass Shards


This little cowl is knit entirely in the round to form a layered tube, whose ends are grafted together using kitchener stitch. The glass shard motif uses the stranded colorwork technique, and both a chart and written instructions are included. There are two adult sizes to choose from.



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Finished cowl circumference:

19.75 (23.25)” / 49.5 (58) cm

Finished cowl height:

8” / 20 cm

Sample pictured is size 1.


29 sts and 32 rnds = 4” / 10 cm


Needle size is a suggestion. Please use the needle size that achieves gauge for you.

Two sets of Size US 3 / 3.25 mm circular knitting needles, 16 – 20” / 40 – 50 cm long each

Size US G or H / 4.50 or 5.00 mm crochet hook for provisional cast-on


Any fingering and/or sport weight yarn that achieves gauge. Select yarn colors with high contrast.

Sample uses Cosy Posy Yarn Co. Feather (fingering weight, single ply; 90% merino, 10% linen) 393 yards / 360 meters per 100-gram skein

Color A: Green Velvet

Color B: Tutu


One unique BOR marker and 11 (13) markers to separate chart reps; smooth fingering or sport weight scrap yarn in contrasting color for provisional cast-on; and yarn needle for kitchener stitch and weaving in ends


Yardage includes a 10% buffer for slight variations in gauge.

Color A: 230 (271) yards / 211 (248) meters

Color B: 230 (271) yards / 211 (248) meters


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