First Light by Katya Frankel
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First Light

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Sport (12 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
two sizes available
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Worked in the round from the bottom up with basket weave cables set on the stocking stitch ground, this cowl is shaped towards the top end to ensure a comfortable fit around the shoulders. It is worked using Manos Serena, a light sport weight yarn, held double. Substitute with any fingering yarn held double, or any Worsted weight held single, that knits to the specified gauge.

  • Finished Size 16.5 (18) in / 42 (45.5) cm circumference at the top 20.5 (23.25) in / 53 (59) cm circumference at the bottom 6.75 (7.5) in / 17.5 (19) cm tall

  • Gauge With yarn held double: 20 sts x 28 rnds = 4 in / 10cm square in Stocking Stitch 28 sts = 4 in / 10 cm wide in Basket weave pattern

  • Skill level Knit, purl, cables, simple increases and decreases and finishing.

  • Yarn Manos del Uruguay Serena (60% Baby Alpaca 40% Pima Cotton; 170 yds / 155 m / 50 g) #2020, 2 skeins.

  • Needles and Notions 4mm (US6) short circular needle 1 stitch marker, cable needle and tapestry needle