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Closer Cowl


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Closer is a cowl that drapes deeply at both front and back. It will keep the chill out over the lowest-cut neckline. You can make a statement piece by pairing it with some unique buttons. Using just 165 m / 180 yds of yarn, this is an ideal stash buster project. It is easy to make it larger or smaller, too! Measurements are given in both centimeters and inches. Finished Measurements Neck Opening (buttoned): 32 cm / 12.5", the exact neck opening size depends on the position of the buttons Center Front and Center Back: 28 cm / 11" Side: 19 cm / 7.5" BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Increases, knitting in the round GAUGE 15.5 sts and 25 rows = 10 cm / 4" in St st, blocked. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS One size to fit an average adult female SUGGESTED YARN 180 yards of Worsted weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Knit Picks Swish Worsted COLORWAY Marine Heather

Recommended with this pattern

  • 5 mm / US 8 circular needle of length 60 cm / 24"
  • 5 mm / US 8 circular needle of length 40 cm / 16"; adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge.
  • 2 buttons about 2 cm / 0.875" diameter; 4 stitch markers in one color (A) and 2 stitch markers in another color (B); yarn needle

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Cristina is a Waldorf mama living with her son, husband and two cats at the seaside of Tuscany. Being a knitwear designer fits much better into her family schedule than being a science researcher. It nurtures her creative mind, too.