ONES AND ZEROES is a top-down, bandana-style cowl alternating bands of 1x2 twisted rib with a symmetrical mesh lace. Perfect for early spring or fall, ONES AND ZEROES is easy to throw on during those not-quite-warm-enough days that still have a bit of bite to the breeze.This pattern is for you if…
You like very short repeats that are easy to memorize.Move along if…
You’re prone to forgetting your stitch increases.
- 20.5”/52cm circumference at neck opening
- 45.5”/116cm circumference at bottom edge
- 23.75”/60cm long along front centre spine
Approximately 545 yards (498 meters) / 100 grams (3.5oz) heavy lace / light fingering weight yarn that produces a nice drape when knit to gauge.
Sample knit with: The Fibre Co. Meadow (545 yards/498 meters per 100 grams/3.5oz skein; 40% Merino wool, 25% baby llama, 20% silk, 15% linen; 1 skein used); check Yarn Sub
for other options.
NEEDLES & NOTIONS
- 1 US 6/4mm 32”/81cm circular needle, or size necessary to obtain gauge
- 1 US 7/4.5mm 32”/81cm circular needle, or size necessary to obtain gauge
- stitch markers
- tapestry needle for weaving in ends
All measurements are taken from washed and blocked knitting, unstretched.
- Per 4”/10cm in Ones motif worked flat: 32 stitches / 42 rows
- Per 4”/10cm in Ones motif worked in the round: 31stitches / 42 rounds
- Per Section between garter stitch borders: 2.25”/5.7cm tall
Both charts and written instructions are included for the stitch patterns.
- knitting in the round
- making knit and purl stitches
- making yarn overs
- increasing stitches using m1l and m1r
- knitting two stitches together
- knitting/purling through the back loop