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Winter Linen Cowl


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I wanted to design something simple, easy to make, that looks like much more. Here the linen stitch is used in 3 colors (only one color per round) and looks so sophisticated. SInce linen stitch can work up more slowly, garter stitch bands help move it along faster and gives a pretty contrast. Two sizes, a "necklet" (shown) and a longer cowl (large) give the knitter choices. A quick gift to knit up for someone (or for you...) it uses sport or fingering weight yarn on larger than normal needles to keep it thin and gives lovely drape to the fabric. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knitting in the round GAUGE 21 sts = 4 inches on larger needles SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 21" or 46" circumference PREFERRED BRAND/YARN cascade 220 sport COLORWAY plum, brown & pink

Supplies Needed

  • 160 or 500 yds sport or fingering weight yarn
  • US size 5 & 6 circular needles 24 " or longer

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Lisa McFetridge
Lisa McFetridge
Lisa has been knitting all her life, Hats and Mittens, Cowls and Doll Sweaters are favorite things to design. They are fast, easy and visible. Color brings joy to the eyes. Knit. Shop. Love. The secret to life! Lisa had an AMAZING time as the knitting instructor on the SHEEP AHOY Knitting Cruise to Canada from Boston in October 2014. Lisa teaches Hat Design Classes and has created finishing videos to help bring any project from "homemade to handmade". This link connects to the videos. Enjoy!