Many thanks to Louet for sponsoring this free pattern and video tutorial! The Tesserino Cowl looks complicated to knit – it is a surprisingly simple slipped-stitch pattern, appropriate for advanced beginners (knitters comfortable with basic stitches, and getting good and even tension).
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Tesserino Cowl can be found HERE on Ravelry – be sure to like and queue!
Yarn: Louet Gems Worsted Weight, 100% Merino Wool
Smaller Size – one skein each of two colors
Larger Size – two skeins each of two colors
Needles: US 6 [4 mm] 24 (32)” circular knitting needles
Notions: Stitch markers, tapestry needle
Gauge: 17 sts x 20 rows = 4” in pattern after blocking Note: Gauge is not essential for this pattern, but differences in gauge will affect the overall size of your cowl and the amount of yarn required.
You can see the colors of the Louet Gems Worsted yarn on their website here.
This cowl is designed by Mari Chiba, you can see more of her designs here on Ravelry.
Information on things you’ll see in this video:
The Gems colors I used in my cowl are Pewter and Champagne.
The needles I used for demonstration in the video are Knitter’s Pride 16″ circulars from different interchangeable sets. (The needles I used to knit my cowl were 24″ circulars.)
The nail polish I’m wearing is by Julep, color “Janie”.