A Verse in Color by Stephanie Shiman

A Verse in Color

Knitting
March 2020
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Rhyming Ridges
US 5 - 3.75 mm
400 - 425 yards (366 - 389 m)
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One cake of color-changing “Blossoms” and three simple lace patterns come together to create this lyrical stitch sampler cowl.

NOTE: The first version of the pattern did not say “join in the round” after casting on. This cowl is worked in the round.

MATERIALS:
Yarn: Wonderland Yarns “Blossoms” sock/fingering weight, 425 yards/4 oz skein; 80% superwash merino & 20% nylon: 1 cake: shown in “Heart Leaf Fern”
Needles & Notions: US size 5 circular needles, 16”-20” long OR size needed to get proper gauge, yarn needle
Gauge: 28 sts & 30 rows = 4”/ 10 cm in Rhyming Ridges pattern
Measurements: 23”/ 58.5 cm around and 17”/43 cm tall, blocked
Abbreviations: BO: bind off; CO: cast on; K: knit; K2tog: knit two stitches together; sts: sts; ssk: slip two stitches as if to knit, one at a time, to the right hand needle, insert the needle through the fronts of the stitches and knit them together; P: purl; YO: yarn over
Skill Level: Advanced Beginner