Encore Mega from Plymouth is a 75% acrylic, 25% wool super bulky yarn that knits at 2 stitches per inch on a #15 needle. Each skein has 64 yards.
You can machine wash and machine dry this yarn.
Yarniverse knitters love this adorable hood cowl made from 3 skeins of Encore Mega. Knit one in a couple of evenings on a 24" #15 needle. Buttons are decorative and optional
ENCORE MEGA Hooded Cowl To Fit Average Adult
21” hood opening, 21” long Materials: Encore Mega: 3—100G balls, color 240 tan Gauge: 8 sts = 4” in st st on US Size 15 (10mm) or size to obtain gauge.
Needles: US Size 15 (10mm)- 24” circular needle, 1 st marker (m), spare needle in a large size., 2 buttons
Begin CO 48 sts. Join in the rnd and pm, being careful not to twist sts. (P1 rnd, k1 rnd)2x.
Beg working in st st (k every rnd) until piece measures 6” from CO edge.
Dec Rnd: *K6, k2tog; rep from * across—6 sts dec’d. 42 sts on needle.
Now, you will begin working in rows and not in the rnd. Turn your work so that p sts are facing you. You do not need the st marker anymore, so go ahead and remove it.
Work as follows: Row 1 (WS): Sl 1, K2, p to last 3 sts, k3. Row 2 (RS): Sl 1, k to end of row. Rep these 2 rows until piece measures 21” from CO edge. Place half the sts onto the spare needle-21 sts on each. Work Kitchener st to neatly join the 2 halves together.
Finishing Sew 2 buttons at the center front—they are not functional (just for decoration). Weave in all ends.
One Hour Pussy Cat Hat
One skein of Encore Mega Pink 137.
#15 16" needles
Cast on 44 stitches. Join.
(K1, P1) rib 5 rounds.
Knit every round until hat measures 8" from cast on.
Flip inside out and close with a 3 needle bind off.
Weave in ends