Day of the Dead Cowl by Tanis Gray
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Day of the Dead Cowl

Knitting
June 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in charted patt on larger needle
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
488 yards (446 m)
26" circumference and 9¼ " high
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Skill Level Intermediate

Stranded colorwork forms the sugar skulls on this bright cowl for Día de los Muertos. Instead of changing colors every few rows, let a self-striping yarn do the work! It’s great fun to watch the skulls appear and to guess what color they’ll be.

Designed by Tanis Gray

Yarn Weight 4

Finished Size 26” circumference and 9¼ ” high.

Yarn Classic Elite Liberty Wool (100% washable wool; 122 yd 112 m/1¾ oz 50 g): #7813 ebony (MC) and #7822 rainbow riot (CC), 2 balls each.

Needles Sizes 5 (3.75 mm) and 7 (4.5 mm): 24” circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Marker (m); tapestry needle.

Gauge 21 sts and 26 rnds = 4” in charted patt on larger needle.