Artemisia Cowl by Stephannie Tallent
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Artemisia Cowl

Knitting
November 2014
Sport (12 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in cable patterns
US 5 - 3.75 mm
210 - 230 yards (192 - 210 m)
One size
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The genus Artemisia includes California Sagebrush (Artemisia californica) and a whole host of cultivars. It smells fantastic in the garden, though can get a bit unkempt. Its foliage has a soft, lacy appearance.

The Artemisia Cowl includes one of the my favorite Aran Lace cables (#28 from Annie Maloney’s book, Aran Lace), flanking the larger panel that I’ve used either directly in Sedona or as a variation in Jackalope.

I chose these panels not only for aesthetics but because they allow the knitter to gain practice in two of the main Aran Lace techniques: paired yarnovers and decreases to outline the path of the cable, and yarnovers and decreases within the cable itself.

Finished Measurements
Circumference: 25½in / 65cm
Height: 8¼in / 21cm

Yarn
Stitch Sprouts Yellowstone, 80% wool / 10% silk (285 yds / 260m per 3.55 oz / 100g), 1 skein, shown in Old Faithful. Sample as shown used 217 yds / 198m.

Needles
US5 / 3.75mm needles or size to obtain gauge

Gauge
approx 25 sts and 34 rounds = 4in / 10 cm in cable patterns

Notions
4 stitch markers, (1) unique for beginning of round
cable needle
yarn needle

Skills
knitting in the round, cabling, reading charts

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