by Jane Stanley
- 2 balls of Sirdar Big Bamboo (44yd per ball)
- US size 15 needles
- 2 large buttons (2 inches)
- darning needle
- K1tbl = knit 1 stitch through the back loop.
- S1 wyif = slip 1 stitch as if to purl, with yarn held in front.
CO 17 stitches
Row 1: K1, (P3, K1tbl) 3 times, P3, S1 wyif.
Row 2: K 1, P to 1 st before the end, S1 wyif.
Repeat rows 1 and 2 until cowl measures approx. 28 inches; end with a Row 2.
Row A: K1, P3, K1, BO 2 st, P1, K1, P1, BO 2 st, K1, P3, S1 wyif.
Row B: K1, P4, CO 2 st, P3, CO 2 st, P 4, S1 wyif.
Continue Rows 1 and 2 for another 5 rows.
BO in pattern and weave in ends.
Sew buttons on opposite end of cowl.