Cold Front Cowl by Renee Womack

Cold Front Cowl

March 2015
Sport (12 wpi) ?
29 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch in stranded colorwork
US 3 - 3.25 mm
600 yards (549 m)
32" long x 9" wide, measured flat
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Fibre Company Road To China Light
(65% baby alpaca, 15% silk, 10% camel, 10% cashmere; 159 yds/50g).
1 skein each in:
Riverstone (A)
Dark Amethyst (B)
Rhodolite (C)
Peridot (D)
Emerald (E)
Malachite (F)~
Lapis (G)
Citrine (H)
Blue Tourmaline (I)
Ruby (J)
Topaz (K)
Smoky Quaratz (L)
Grey Pearl (M)
Hermatite (N)
Or at least 5 different colors of sport weight yarn. Sample used approximatly 600 yds total in 14 various colors.
~Original sample uses Jade for color F, which is now discontinued. As written, the pattern substitutes Malachite for Chart 5 and has changed Chart 8 to use Grey Pearl as the background color.

29 sts and 32 rnds = 4” in stockinette stitch in stranded colorwork.
Note: Gauge is not critical for this project but your knit fabric should be solid, not loose.

US 3 (3.25mm) circular needle, 16” long
extra needle in similar size for three-needle bind-off
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge.

stitch markers in 2 different colors, waste yarn for provisional cast-on, crochet hook for provisional cast-on , tapestry needle, three 1” buttons