Curl Curl by Meg Gadsbey

Curl Curl

Knitting
August 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch knitted in the round after blocking.
US 8 - 5.0 mm
200 - 218 yards (183 - 199 m)
One Size: Neck circumference: 24.5 inches/62 cm at the base; 19.75 inches/50 cm at the top. Height 14.5 inches/37 cm.
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Curl Curl is knitted in the round, with decreases giving it a tapered shape to sit snugly around your neck for maximum warmth! Knitted entirely in stocking stitch, with Adagio Mills Alpaca DK/8 ply yarn, the cowl is designed to roll up softly at the edges.

Yarn Requirements
Approximately 208 yards/190 metres of DK/8 ply yarn.

Shown in Adagio Mills Alpaca 8 ply (100% Australian Alpaca; 104 yards/95 metres per 50 grams) in the Sonata colourway, 2 balls. 

Yarn plus pattern kits are available to purchase from: Adagio Mills

Needles & Notions
8 US/5 mm circular needle, 16 inches/40 cm long, or longer if you use the magic loop/ travelling loop method, or Double Point Needles;
5 stitch markers (one in an alternate colour);
Yarn/wool needle to weave in ends.

Gauge
17 stitches and 23 rows per 4 inches/10 cm in stocking stitch, knitted in the round, after blocking.
Gauge is not crucial but a different gauge will alter the finished size, drape and amount of yarn required.

Finished Measurements
Circumference: 24.5 inches/62 cm at the base; 19.75 inches/50 cm at the top.
Height: 14.5 inches/37 cm.
All measurements are after blocking.