# Boho Desert Knit Cowl Pattern

The Boho Desert Knit Cowl Pattern mimics the colors and shapes in the desert. This fair isle colorwork pattern uses two strands of yarn. Yep, only two strands! The Knit Picks Chroma Fingering Yarn takes care of the colorwork for you.

This is a great beginner knit project in exploring colorwork. This pattern includes not only written instructions but a chart and color block instructions as well.

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## Boho Desert Knit Cowl Supplies

**Knitting Needles:**

Size 4 (3.5mm) Circular Needles

**Notions:**

Removable stitch markers if needed

Yarn needle to weave in ends

Scissors

**Yarn:**

Knit Picks Chroma Fingering

70% Superwash Wool, 30% Nylon, 396yds/100g

Colorway: Sedona & Grey

1 Ball Each Color

**Yardage:**

220 yards

**Abbreviations/Stitches:**

Co - cast on

k - knit

p - purl

**Gauge:**

24 sts by 27 rows = 4x4” in stockinette

**Skill Level:**

Intermediate

**Size:**

One Size

10 inches wide x 9 inches tall

## Boho Desert Knit Cowl Notes

The Boho Desert Cowl is worked in the round in stockinette stitch using the fair isle technique.

In the colorwork section Color A (Grey) will be abbreviated as (A), and Color B (Sedona) as (B).

Example: (B) x 9 = with Color B knit the next 9 stitches

The chart will be worked from right to left for each round and repeated four times.

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**Boho Desert Cowl Colorwork Chart**

## Boho Desert Knit Cowl Written Pattern

**Beginning Ribbing:**

With Color A, CO 120 sts (or in multiples of 30 for a wider cowl), and work in 2x2 ribbing for 5 rounds.

2x2 ribbing = k2, p2

**Colorwork Body:**

Repeat Each Instruction 4 Times.

Rnd 1: (A) x 30

Rnd 2: [(A) x 1, (B) x 1] x 15

Rnd 3: [(A) x 1, (B) x 1] x 15

Rnd 4: (A) x 30

Rnd 5: (A) x 30

Rnd 6: [(B) x 3, (A) x 3, (B) x 2, (A) x 3, (B) x 3, (A) x 1] x 2

Rnd 7: [(A) x 1, (B) x 1, (A) x 3, (B) x 4, (A) x 3, (B) x 1, (A) x 2] x 2

Rnd 8: [(B) x 1, (A) x 3, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 3, (B) x 1, (A) x 1] x 2

Rnd 9: [(A) x 3, (B) x 2, (A) x 1] x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 1, [(A) x 3, (B) x 2, (A) x 1] x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 1

Rnd 10: [(A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 6, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 1] x 2

Rnd 11: [(A) x 1, (B) x 2, (A) x 8, (B) x 2, (A) x 1, (B) x 1] x 2

Rnd 12: (B) x 30

Rnd 13: (B) x 30

Rnd 14: (A) x 30

Rnd 15: [(A) x 1, (B) x 1] x 15

Rnd 16: (A) x 30

Rnd 17: (B) x 30

Rnd 18: (B) x 30

Rnd 19: [(A) x 2, (B) x 3, (A) x 2] x 2, [(A) x 3, (B) x 3, (A) x 1] x 2, (A) x 2

Rnd 20: [(A) x 1, (B) x 3, (A) x 6, (B) x 3, (A) x 2] x 2

Rnd 21: (B) x 2, [(B) x 1, (A) x 2] x 2, (A) x 2, [(A) x 1, (B) x 3] x 2, (A) x 5, (B) x 1, (A) x 2, (B) x 3, (A) x 1

Rnd 22: (B) x 2, (A) x 2, [(B) x 3, (A) x 5, (B) x 2] x 2, (B) x 1, (A) x 2, (B) x 3

Rnd 23: (B) x 1, (A) x 4, [(B) x 3, (A) x 5] x 2, (B) x 3, (A) x 4, (B) x 2

Rnd 24: (A) x 2, [(B) x 1, (A) x 3, (B) x 2] x 2, [(B) x 3, (A) x 3] x 2, (B) x 1, (A) x 3

Rnd 25: (A) x 1, (B) x 3, (A) x 2, [(A) x 1, (B) x 3] x 4, (A) x 3, (B) x 3, (A) x 2

Rnd 26: (A) x 2, [(B) x 3, (A) x 3, (B) x 2] x 3, (B) x 1, (A) x 3

Rnd 27: [(A) x 3, (B) x 3] x 2, (A) x 4, [(A) x 1, (B) x 3, (A) x 2] x 2, (A) x 1, (B) x 1

Rnd 28: [(B) x 1, (A) x 3, (B) x 3, (A) x 1, (B) x 3, (A) x 3] x 2, (B) x 2

Rnd 29: [(B) x 2, (A) x 3, (B) x 3] x 2, (A) x 3, (B) x 5, (A) x 3, (B) x 2, (A) x 1

Rnd 30: [(B) x 1, (A) x 3, (B) x 3, (A) x 1, (B) x 3, (A) x 3] x 2, (B) x 2

Rnd 31: [(A) x 3, (B) x 3] x 2, (A) x 4, [(A) x 1, (B) x 3, (A) x 2] x 2, (A) x 1, (B) x 1

Rnd 32: (A) x 2, [(B) x 3, (A) x 3, (B) x 2] x 3, (B) x 1, (A) x 3

Rnd 33: (A) x 1, (B) x 3, (A) x 2, [(A) x 1, (B) x 3] x 4, (A) x 3, (B) x 3, (A) x 2

Rnd 34: (A) x 2, [(B) x 1, (A) x 3, (B) x 2] x 2, [(B) x 3, (A) x 3] x 2, (B) x 1, (A) x 3

Rnd 35: (B) x 1, (A) x 4, [(B) x 3, (A) x 5] x 2, (B) x 3, (A) x 4, (B) x 2

Rnd 36: (B) x 2, (A) x 2, [(B) x 3, (A) x 5, (B) x 2] x 2, (B) x 1, (A) x 2, (B) x 3

Rnd 37: (B) x 2, [(B) x 1, (A) x 2] x 2, (A) x 2, [(A) x 1, (B) x 3] x 2, (A) x 5, (B) x 1, (A) x 2, (B) x 3, (A) x 1

Rnd 38: [(A) x 1, (B) x 3, (A) x 6, (B) x 3, (A) x 2] x 2

Rnd 39: [(A) x 2, (B) x 3, (A) x 2] x 2, [(A) x 3, (B) x 3, (A) x 1] x 2, (A) x 2

Rnd 40: (B) x 30

Rnd 41: (B) x 30

Rnd 42: (A) x 30

Rnd 43: [(A) x 1, (B) x 1] x 15

Rnd 44: (A) x 30

Rnd 45: (B) x 30

Rnd 46: (B) x 30

Rnd 47: [(A) x 1, (B) x 2, (A) x 8, (B) x 2, (A) x 1, (B) x 1] x 2

Rnd 48: [(A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 6, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 1] x 2

Rnd 49: [(A) x 3, (B) x 2, (A) x 1] x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 1, [(A) x 3, (B) x 2, (A) x 1] x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 1

Rnd 50: [(B) x 1, (A) x 3, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 3, (B) x 1, (A) x 1] x 2

Rnd 51: [(A) x 1, (B) x 1, (A) x 3, (B) x 4, (A) x 3, (B) x 1, (A) x 2] x 2

Rnd 52: [(B) x 3, (A) x 3, (B) x 2, (A) x 3, (B) x 3, (A) x 1] x 2

Rnd 53: (A) x 30

Rnd 54: (A) x 30

Rnd 55: [(A) x 1, (B) x 1] x 15

Rnd 56: [(A) x 1, (B) x 1] x 15

Rnd 57: (A) x 30

**Ending Ribbing:**

Work in 2x2 ribbing for 5 rounds.

2x2 ribbing = k2, p2

**Finishing:**

Fasten off and weave in ends. Block aggressively and wear.

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