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8 Bit Doodle Cowl (Infinity & Single Sided)
8 Bit Doodle Cowl (Infinity & Single Sided)
8 Bit Doodle Cowl (Infinity & Single Sided)
8 Bit Doodle Cowl (Infinity & Single Sided)
8 Bit Doodle Cowl (Infinity & Single Sided)
8 Bit Doodle Cowl (Infinity & Single Sided)
8 Bit Doodle Cowl (Infinity & Single Sided)
8 Bit Doodle Cowl (Infinity & Single Sided)

8 Bit Doodle Cowl (Infinity & Single Sided)

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$7.00

This pattern is for my husband. He wanted something inspired by vintage video games that hold a special nostalgia for him, so we designed motifs inspired by Space Invaders, Galaga, and Pac Man. He also request black and neon, which led to a collaboration with Eva, the dyer behind Seismic Yarns.

Suggested Yarn

  • 3 full skeins of DK weight yarn OR
  • 1 full skein and 5-6 minis of DK weight yarn
  • Seismic Yarn & Dyeworks –Butter Sock DK, 85% Extra Fine Merino / 15% Nylon100 g / 3.5 oz. 246 yds/225 m
  • Sample: Dark..Like My Soul, Daly City Birthday, Pretty Pretty Princess Mini Skein set

Approximate Yardage

  • 230 yards (210 m) in MC (doodle background)
  • 250 yards (228 m) in CC1 (doodle colorwork)
  • 230 yards (210 m) in CC2 (stockinette)

Suggested Needles

  • US 5/3.75 mm or size needed to obtain gauge
  • 16 in (40cm) circular needles

Gauge

  • 24 sts x 28 rows per 4 in (10 cm) in colorwork

Size(s)

  • This pattern is available in one size, however, the knitter can easily adjust the circumference larger or smaller by knitting the colorblock longer or shorter

Finished Measurements

  • 10 in height x 13 in width (25 x 33 cm)
  • 26 in (66 cm) circumference

The 8 Bit Doodle is a series of mix-and-match mini colorwork charts for an infinity cowl. With a variety of characters and border designs, this pattern allows for knitters to choose motifs that align to their personal childhood memories!

Construction

  • The pattern is knit in the round, from a provisional cast on, and grafted together using a kitchener stitch to provide a seamless finish
  • The "doodles" are created by mixing and matching various mini colorwork charts based on personal preference

Special Techniques

  • Mix-and-match mini charts
  • Provisional cast on
  • Kitchener Stitch join
  • 2-color stranded colorwork in the round
  • Catching long floats
  • Chart Reading
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03/02/2024
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