Cowl, Poncho Cape and Skirt – in One

If you’ve visited my blog before, you will probably know that I really like statement pieces and versatile items. The latest thing off my needles is another 3 in 1. And it is also easy – a mix of stocking and reverse stocking stitch with bulky yarn and a few decreases. You can wear it three different ways, as a cowl, as a poncho/capelet and even as a skirt. And it’s reversible!
Textured pattern

I think the secret is to use one textured/self-striping yarn and one plain. Or perhaps lots of different colours. As a cowl it looks like this:


You will need three 50g skeins of Adriafil Alchimia (A) and same amount of another bulky yarn (B) of your colour choice.
8mm circular needles (can be knitted flat)

With A, cast on 80 stitches, place marker and join.
Purl 5 rounds.
With B, knit 3 rounds.
With A knit 1 round and purl 3 rounds.
Repeat until you have 10 knit 2 rounds with colour B.
At the same time, from the second repeat, reduce one stitch at a time at the beginning of every other round 12 times.
With colour B purl 3 rounds and cast off loosely in purl.

Then try to make your mind up whether you want to wear a cape/poncho
Cape Ponchoor a skirt.

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I am a yarn enthusiast and knitter.
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