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Avventura Cowl


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  • Cables|Lace

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Let me take you on a trip around the world. All you need is a comfortable armchair to sit in, some time, knitting needles and a skein of wonderful Colour Adventures yarn. We have already visited to Poland and Ireland but this time I(tm)m taking you to beautiful Italy. A country of delicious wine and fantastic food, a country of gorgeous and fearsome Vesuvius. So take your needles in your hands and get ready to set off on a wonderful one-skein journey! Avventura is an Italian word for adventure. The cowl features cables, vines and leaves. The pattern contains written and charted instructions. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knitting in the round simple lace decreasing stitches cables GAUGE 35 sts x 36 rows in 10 cm / 4 in pattern worked in the round with needle US #5 / 3.75 mm i.e. one pattern repeat is 18 cm / 7 wide . 26 sts x 36 rows in 10 cm / 4 in Stockinette Stitch worked in the round with needle US #5 / 3.75 mm. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS One size - to fit most adults. Measurements taken from flat cowl. Top width: 20 cm / 8. Bottom width: 35 cm / 13.75. Height: 24 cm / 9. SUGGESTED YARN 380 yards of Fingering weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Malabrigo Sock, Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light, Colour Adventures Cashmere Sock

Supplies Needed

  • one skein of sock yarn (malabrigo Sock, Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light, Colour Adventures Cashmere Sock)
  • Needles US #5 / 3.75 mm, circular needle at least 60 cm / 24long, or appropriate size to get gauge. US #6 / 4.00 mm, circular needle or one dpn (for BO only).
  • stitch marker, cable needle, tapestry needle for weaving.

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Lete's Knits
Lete's Knits
I'm a mother, former teacher and a knitwear fanatic. I learned my first stitches from my mom when I was a teenager, but I gave up knitting quickly afterwards. Having my first baby brought back my passion with great impact and this time I also started designing knitwear for children and sometimes for adults. I live with my husband and two kids in Poland. My patterns can also be found on Ravelry on the Lete's Knits designer page or on my website