Iz

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Iz is a seed stitch cowl that uses short rows to create diagonal blocks of color. Even though the finished cowl looks complicated, only one color is ever used at a time. Color A is used to cast on and knit half of the cowl. Stitches are slipped, and Color B is joined on the opposite side of the cowl and used to finish it, keeping the jog in the stitch pattern to the shortest sections so it’s almost invisible.

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Gauge in Seed Stitch
20 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches

Supplies
US 8/5mm circular needles with 36in/92cm cables
200yds Madelinetosh Vintage or equivalent worsted weight yarn in Color A
200yds Madelinetosh Vintage or equivalent worsted weight yarn in Color B
Stitch marker

Finished Measurements
44in round x 6.5in deep
111.8cm round x 16.5cm deep