bias knit cowl

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A solidus is an oblique mark used to denote alternatives. Knit on the bias, the beginning and end of this cowl is joined together in a solid seam to form this forward slash.

This cowl was designed in support of Operation Social Justice, an initiative to raise awareness and support of charities worldwide.

20% of pattern sales through 2020 will support WCJS Center Lane program. Center Lane is Westchester’s only lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ+) youth and community education center.

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Additional information

Suggested Yarn

400 yd (366 m) of fingering weight yarn. Yarn held double throughout.
Sample Shown in 1 sk Oink Pigments Jewls (60% Superwash Merino/30% Bamboo/10% Nylon) 430yd/393m 115g, Lavish Lavender colorway.

Skills Required

Knit & purl, cast-on & bind-off; Increasing, decreasing; Seaming


5 mm/US 8 knitting needle or size needed for gauge.


tapestry needle


one size

Finished Measurements

4 in (10 cm) wide x 80 in (203 cm) circumference


23 sts x 24 rows = 4 in (21 cm) in pattern.
Gauge is not critical for this pattern but will affect the amount of yarn required and the finished
size of the piece.