Diamond Mines by Deborah Dar Woon

Diamond Mines

October 2013
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
14 stitches = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
160 - 880 yards (146 - 805 m)
Small, medium, large and x-large
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Inspired by the wonderful knit accessories on ABC’s hit show, Once Upon a Time, this cowl is knit using Indigo Moon Yarns Ultimate Merino Sock or Merino Worsted Weight
Take a trip through the mines with Grumpy and Nova, while they look for the special pink diamonds to crush into fairy dust.

Starting with a provisional cast-on, this cowl is knit in the round and completed with one of three different knit-on edgings.
This pattern is written and charted in 4 sizes, with the option of fingering or worsted weight yarn.
Beads are applied one at a time as you knit.
Fingering weight yardage requirement is 160-640 yards, depending on size and edging options
Worsted weight yardage requirement is 220-880 yards, depending on size and edging options
Beads: 240, (480, 540, or 720), depending on size. Fingering weight sample used size 6/0 Myuki Rocailles.

Gauge is not important, but will effect the amount of yarn required. Check the pattern for gauge, based on your yarn weight

When you start the second set of row repeats, you need to move your start of round marker 1 stitch left, not right.
On the chart for Option 2 edging, Row 2 and all even numbered rows should read: sl1, yrn, p2tog, p6, yrn, p2tog, k1