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Light and Shade

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Light and Shade
Light and Shade
Light and Shade
Light and Shade

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Cast on
  • Knit
  • Purl
  • Slip stitches

Pattern Description:

Variegated yarns frequently call my name, but I often have trouble knitting them up. Patterns that looked beautiful in theory can look messy in reality. Light and Shade is a simple cowl designed for use with those tough but beautiful Malabrigo variegateds. The slip stitch honeycomb pattern breaks up the colors and gives a look of dappled light rather than pooling or messiness. An attached i-cord edging makes a neat, tailored edge that looks great without much effort. The button placket is a great opportunity to use some pretty buttons and the cowl sits differently depending on how many holes you button.

Gauge:

15 sts/20 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch on size 10 needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Small: 7 inches high, 20 inches wide.
  • Large: 7 inches high, 24 inches wide.

Materials:

  • 1 skein Malabrigo Merino Worsted [100% Merino; 210 yds per 100g skein] - shown in Jaen (Small) and Mariposa (Large)
  • 1 set U.S. size 6 (4 mm) needles
  • 1 set U.S. size 10 (6 mm) needles

You Will Also Need:

  • tapestry needle
  • 3 buttons (19 mm)
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$4.00

Novice
Knitting
Accessory
Women, Men, Girls, Boys
Neckwear
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Kristen Hanley Cardozo lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her family and an increasingly large collection of yarn and knitting patterns. Kristen is a loose cannon, but also the best cop on the ...

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