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Orbit Cowl

Brioche ribs change color in a swirl around a simple cowl, letting one tweedy color of Marla share the spotlight with a semi-solid Sami. The technique is much easier than it looks: all it takes is moving a ring marker over a couple stitches every few rounds.

Lisa R. Myers

Finished Size
Approximately 23 1⁄2” circumference x 8” deep

Shown in Sami Y2612 Peonies (A) with Marla K600 Twilight (B): 1 skein each of Peonies and Twilight

3 distinct stitch markers
Tapestry needle

18 sts and 52 rnds = 4" in Brioche knitting, relaxed

Needle Size
US 4 / 3.5mm 16" circular needle, or size to obtain gauge