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Red Sky in the Morning Lace Cowl for Loom Knitters FREE Pattern

Red Skies in the Morning

For Knitting Looms

Pattern by Sandra Glover

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Loom: This cowl can be made on any loom with a multiple of 6 stitches, in the round. Small – use the 36 peg Knifty Knitter 3/4” gauge with a chunky yarn. Finer gauge? Myself, I’m using the 90 peg CinDwood 3/8” fine gauge loom. Want more of an infinity scarf? Try the 90 or 120 1/2” looms by CinDwood. Any adjustable will do, set the size, and it’ll work out!

Yarn: I used approx. 220 yds of Loops & Threads Manchester in Gray.

Weight: Worsted (9 wpi)

Gauge 20.0 sts = 4 inches

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What You Need:

  • Loom with a Multiple of 6 Pegs in the round

  • Knitting tool/pick

  • One skein of yarn of your choice, anything works. Lace for a warm day, chunky for us Canucks, or something in between for the Fall and Spring.

  • About 200-300 yds yarn, depending on loom size/bulkiness

  • Crochet hook (for cast on)

  • Stationary Stitch markers (optional, but they really help)

Crochet cast on desired number of stitches and connect in the round

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Start and Finish

Rows 1-6: *(K3, P6) around

Knitted Bind Off

*I always do this from left to right

  • After finishing your final row of (K3, P3) your working yarn will between your last peg, and peg 1.

  • Wrap peg 2 and knit over.

  • Move loop on Peg 2 to peg 1 and knit over.

  • Now there is an empty peg between Peg 3 and Peg 1

  • Move the loop on Peg 1 to Peg 2

  • Now Peg 2 is Peg 1

* Repeat until all but one loop remains. Cut yarn, attach a tapestry needle, pull the needle with yarn from bottle to top through the loop, tighten, weave in ends.


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: E-wrap Knit

P: Purl

K2Tog: Knit 2 loops on peg as if they were one (comes after moving pegs around)

YO: Place yarn in front of peg, do not e-wrap

eg: Move Peg 1>2: Move the loop on peg 1 to peg 2

Pattern Repeat

ALL KNITS ARE E-WRAP KNITS

* KNIT ALL EVEN ROWS

R1: *(K4, Move Peg 6 to 5, Knit the two loops on peg 5 together as one (K2Tog), place the yarn in front of peg 6 (yarn over, YO)) and repeat this until you come around the loom, back to peg 1. Peg 6 will be empty after moving pegs, and peg 5 will have 2 loops.

R3: *(K3, Peg 5>4, 6>5, K2Tog Peg 4, K1, Yo Peg 6)

R5: *(K2, Peg 4>3, 5>4, 6>5, K2Tog Peg 3, K2, YO Peg 6)

R7: *(K1, Peg 3>2, 4>3, 5>4, 6>5, K2Tog Peg 2, K3, Yo Peg 6)

R9: *(Peg 2>1, 3>2, 4>3, 5>4, 6>5, K2Tog Peg 1, K4, YO Peg 6)

*2nd half of repeat*

R11: *(Peg 5>6, 4>5, 3>4, 2>3, 1>2, YO Peg 1, K4, K2Tog Peg 6) around. Peg 1 will be empty after moving pegs, and peg 6 will have 2 loops before working the K2Tog.

R13: *(K1, Peg 5>6, 4>5, 3>4, 2>3, YO Peg 2, K3, K2Tog Peg 6)

R15: *(K2, Peg 5>6, 4>5, 3>4, YO Peg 3, K2, K2Tog Peg 6)

R17: *(K3, Peg 5>6, 4>5, YO Peg Peg 4, K1, K2Tog Peg 6)

R19: *(K4, Peg 5>6, YO Peg 5, K2Tog Peg 6)

Work the pattern repeat (rows 1-20) 3-5 times (I did 3 reps – 60 rows + 12 rows of ribbing), then do the finish (K3, P3 for 6 rows) and knitted cast off loosely. Weave in the ends, block if you please, and enjoy!

On the Loom

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Showing the front of my 90 peg CinDwood loom (note my use of paperclips as stitch markers) with a couple of sections of the 6 stitch pattern repeat. I’ve finished 2 repeats at this point.

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Having fun with my iPhone Panorama feature. Just over 2 repeats, with the ribbed beginning. The loom is straight, I wobbled a bit. This shows the entire loom/one side.

Finished on the loom (3 repeats)

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Off the loom, needs a good steam block

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This should keep me warm this winter!

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Also a head warmer!

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