Cinnamon stripes by Skeinwalker Knits

Cinnamon stripes

Knitting
July 2016
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
10 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 11 - 8.0 mm
437 yards (400 m)
One; easily customizable.
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Inspired by the warm and energizing feeling of spice markets, Cinnamon stripes is a cowl pattern that will keep you warm during the winter months.
The body of the cowl is worked flat and the ends are grafted together as to produce a cowl with fun vertical stripes.

Yarn:
Lana Grossa Olympia (Super Bulky; 53% Wool, 47% Acrylic; 100 meters / 109 yards per 100 grams); sample shown in Colour 040 Cognac/Cinnamon/Mint/Camel/Blue; 4 balls.

Needles:
8 mm (US size 11) needles or size to obtain gauge.
An extra needle in the same size for working Kitchener stitch

Gauge:
10 stitches and 16 rows = 10 cm / 4 inches in stockinette stitch, blocked.
Note: obtaining the gauge given is not crucial but will affect the finished size and the yardage needed.

Notions:
Scrap yarn (in weight Super Bulky). Tapestry needle.

Size:
One; easily customizable. Suggestions are given to customize the pattern.

Final Measurements:
Circumference 136 cm / 53.5 inches, height 43 cm / 17 inches, see schematic.

Skill level:
Basic stitches. Provisional CO. Kitchener stitch.
Links to tutorials are given for Provisional CO and Kitchener stitch.