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Ogallala Twister
Ogallala Twister
Ogallala Twister
Ogallala Twister

Ogallala Twister

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I loved going to the rodeo growing up. There was an undeniable energy in the air, the rugged cowboys, the gorgeous rodeo queens, and the distinctive smell of cattle and horses.

When I was ten, the tornado sirens went off in the middle of the Ogallala Rodeo in Western Nebraska. A twister was coming. Everyone burst into action, getting all the kids and the horses to safety. The tornado never touched down, but that experience just added to the mystique and the excitement of the rodeo. All the heroes that night wore bandanas!

This little bandana cowl is the sidekick to the La Bandanita Bandana Cowl - both bandanas can be knit using just two skeins of contrasting fingering weight yarn!

Neck Circumference: 22”/56 cm
Neck Height: 10”/25 cm
Front Length: 21”/53 cm

28 St / 34 Rows = 4”/10 cm in Stockinette Stitch using US4 (3.5 mm) needles after a light blocking
Exact gauge is not critical, but a significant difference will affect the size of the cowl and yarn requirements

  • MC: Hedgehog Fibres, Sock (90% SW Merino, 10% Nylon) fingering wt, 437 yds (400 m), 100 g (3.5 oz) in “Sorry not Sorry” Approx. 240 yds (220 m) needed
  • CC: Savvy Skeins, Flair Sparkle (75% SW Merino, 20% Nylon, 5% Stellina) fingering wt, 438 yds (400 m), 105 g (3.7 oz) in “Pixie” Approx. 100 yds (91 m) needed
Or similar weight yarn to achieve gauge

  • US4 (3.5 mm) circular needle, or size to obtain gauge, at least 20”/50 cm long
  • US5 (3.75 mm) circular needle, or size to obtain gauge, at least 20”/50 cm long

  • Tapestry needle
  • Stitch markers (3)

Additional Notes
  • The pattern is written, but the colorwork is only charted.
  • This pattern was both technical edited and test knit to ensure a beautiful final product.
  • Please contact the designer if you believe there are any errors or have questions about the pattern.