Cross Timbers by Alexis Winslow
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Cross Timbers

August 2013
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
US 6 - 4.0 mm
430 yards (393 m)
19.5" (49.5 cm)

Inspired by the Northern Cross Timbers, an area in central Oklahoma that separates rolling prairie lands to the west from vast oak forests to the east, Alexis Winslow chose a horizontal zigzag motif with intertwining diamonds for this two-color cowl. Worked in stranded colorwork that creates yarn floats along the wrong side, the fabric provides double protection against the cold and wind. Edged with a bit of ribbing and a reverse stockinette roll, the bold pattern will hold your interest from cast-on to bind-off.