Yarn Loop is proud to present another beautiful piece from Knit.Wear Spring/Summer 2016! Romantic, soft, airy, lacy, and extremely versatile, this featured design is the ultimate knitted accessory. Using lofty lace yarn and worked in a simple, reversible lace stitch, this cowl will be a personal staple for years to come.
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DESIGNER RECOMMENDED YARN: Luxuria Air Lace by Zealana (40% possum down / 40% cashmere / 20% mulberry silk; 25g/191yds): 9 Balls. Shown in Tuscan Red.
ALTERNATE YARN: Lace by Manos del Uruguay (70% Baby Alpaca / 30% Silk; 50g/420yds): 4 Skeins Alpaca is a great substitution for cashmere. With a longer staple length and even sometimes softer than Cashmere, Alpaca is quickly becoming a popular fiber. This yarn has been discontinued. Please know that once our stock is depleted, we cannot receive more.
ALTERNATE YARN: Silkpaca by Malabrigo (70% Baby Alpaca / 25% Silk / 5% Cashmere; 50g/439yds): 4 Skeins There is very little difference between Silkpaca and Manos' Lace yarn.
NEEDLES: Size US 6 / 4mm 32" circular needles, or size needed to obtain gauge plus spare in same size or smaller
HOOKS: Size G/6 / 4mm Crochet Hook, or size needed to obtain gauge
OTHER TOOLS: Stitch Holder, Tapestry needle, Waste yarn for Provisional CO.
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate
GAUGE: Gauge 22 sts and 28 rows = 4” in lace pattern
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: 25.25” wide x 80” circumference.
YARDAGE: 1719 yds
Images of Cowl courtesy of Knit.Wear Magazine