Encadré by Julie Hoover
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February 2012
Lace ?
26 stitches and 40 rows
in stockinette stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
845 yards (773 m)
One size
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If you like working with color but find the more traditional patterns a little involved, you’ll adore this cowl. Designed with a minimal aesthetic and finished to be fully reversible (neatly hiding all the messy stranded bits!), it will hug your neck in a lofty cocoon of irresistible softness.

encadré \ an-ka-dré \ (french): box, framed.

One size fits all

Plymouth Earth Ecco Cashmere
100% Cashmere
2 skeins color A and 1 skein color B

You’ll need 645 yards of color A and 200 yards of color B

26 stitches and 40 rows over 4”/10cm square, blocked
Gauge is not critical, but will affect total yarn requirements

24” circular needle
3.25 mm (US size 3) or size needed to obtain gauge

If you find it difficult to match your colorwork gauge when working the solid Color A rounds, try changing to a needle 1-2 sizes smaller than your gauge needle.

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