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A very bold and textured lace stitch works perfectly for this stunning cowl design! Curving knit stitches contrasted with eyelet holes and Reverse Stockinette stitch sections add tons of visual interest. The lace stitch creates a natural scalloped edge for the cast on edge. The bind off edge is finished with a few rounds of ribbing.
This cowl can be worn as shown, or flipped so the scalloped edge is up top. It can be pulled up, worn with the cowl draped down, or even stretched a little over the shoulders for a different look.
A great quick gift knit using only 2 hanks of the soft Swish Bulky yarn from Knit Picks! Plus, it's all knit in the round, so NO SEAMS. Gotta love that!
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Finished Knit Measurements: 28 ½" [72.5 cm] around x 12 ¼" [31 cm] high.
Yarn Used: Knit Picks Swish Bulky (100% Superwash Merino Wool); 3.5 oz/100 g [137 yds/125 m] per hank): 2 hanks in Squirrel Heather #23511.
Pattern Gauge: Approximately 17 sts = 4 ¾" [12 cm] and 20 rows = 4" [10 cm] in Lace St Patt on size 10 ¾ [7mm] needles.
Yarn Label Gauge and Information: A bulky weight yarn with a gauge of 3 - 3.75 sts = 1" on US size 10 - 11 needles..
Total Yardage Required: 274 yds [250 m].
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Knitting Needles Used: 24" long circular needles in Size 10 ¾ [7 mm] OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
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