Sunday, November 06, 2022


The Pibling cowl is now live on Ravelry and Payhip! Get 25% OFF* when you purchase both the Pibling cowl and the coordinating Niefling hat, no coupon necessary!

*Discount only works on Ravelry. If that site is not accessible to you, I'm happy to work something out with you via email. If you've already bought the Nielfing hat through your Ravelry account, you'll get an even deeper discount on the Pibling cowl to sum up to $9US for both patterns.

Plain double knitting transitions effortlessly into basic brioche ribbing and back to double knitting again in this versatile, reversible cowl design. There are so many ways to style this cowl and hat set!

Pibling (noun): a gender neutral term for the sibling or sibling-in-law of one’s parent, such as an aunt, uncle, or non-binary equivalent

Video tutorials are included for the two-color Italian cast on, double knitting, brioche, and the tubular bind off, making this an excellent skill building project for the adventurous beginner!

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Circumference, unstretched:
24 [30] inches / 60 [75] cm
9.5 inches / 24 cm
You are welcome to adjust the height and circumference to suit your preferences, but keep in mind that will alter the amount of yarn required.

GAUGE (after blocking)
16 sts/24 rounds = 4 in/10 cm in brioche rib
16 sts/29 rounds = 4 in/10 cm in double knitting
Each pair of double-knitted stitches counts as a single stitch.

DK weight yarn in two contrasting colors:
160 [200] yds of each color, or
147 [183] m of each color
Shown in: Bashful Armadillo Fibers Merino DK [100% merino; 218 yds/200 m per 100g skein] in Jamaican Me Crazy (A) and We Got the Beet (B)
Since this cowl is reversible, it does not matter which color you call A and which you call B.

US #5/3.75mm needles, in a length slightly shorter than your cowl circumference
US #4/3.5mm needles (optional, for cast on)
Tapestry needle
Stitch marker

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