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Shark Fin Cowl


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Skills Needed

  • Eyelet
  • Lace
  • Seamed
  • Textured
  • Worked Flat

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Pattern Details

This textured cowl features a repeating triangle pattern which resembles shark fins or sails. The cowl is knit flat and will need to be sewn up with a tapestry needle in the final step using the Mattress technique. This technique is explained in the pattern with diagrams. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knit purl k2tog= knit two stitches together yo= yarn over GAUGE 20 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette stitch SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Finished cowl measures approximately 26" around x 7" in height. SUGGESTED YARN 150 yards of Worsted weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Blue Sky Alpacas Worsted Cotton COLORWAY Sleet

Supplies Needed

  • Tapestry needle
  • 150 yards of Worsted weight yarn
  • Size 8 knitting needles

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