Whenever I head up into the alpine, I scan the landscape for green and silver leaves, shimmering in the wind. And I strain my ears to pick out the soft rustling of nature's wind chimes. Like the aspen tree, this cowl has a simple beauty that's sure to make you smile every time you wear it. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Lace knitting an intricate motif GAUGE 22 stitches = 4"/10 cm in stockinette stitch. Measured after blocking. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Short [Medium, Long]. Approximately 8"/20 cm wide and 23"/58 cm [32"/81 cm, 50"/127 cm] circumference after blocking. SUGGESTED YARN 400 yards of Fingering weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Shown in Knitted Wit Silky Merino (50% merino, 50% silk; 400 yards/366 meters per 4 ounce/113 gram skein) COLORWAY Shown in Cedar (Short) and Golden Delicious (Long).