Forsythia Cowl by Kelli Slack
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Forsythia Cowl

Knitting
February 2017
Light Fingering ?
27 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 2 - 2.75 mm
150 - 275 yards (137 - 251 m)
39, 43, 47 inches around by 8 inches wide
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This little cowl was inspired by the early blooms of spring. Forsythia are one of the first to thrust their yellow blooms towards the light and this combination of patterns made me think of the bare twigs before blooming as well as the burst of flowers after.

This pattern is meant for adventurous novice knitters to experienced knitters and all those in-between.

Please read the entire pattern before beginning.

Yarn: 1/2 skein of Teresa Ruch Designs 5/2 Tencel, 100% tencel, ~200-260 yards used depending on size

Needle: US 2 (2.75 mm) Hiya Hiya Steel Interchangeable needles or needles to obtain gauge

Gauge: 6.6 stitches per inch (spi) and 8 rows per inch (rpi) OR 27 stitches & 32 rows to 4 inches/10 cm in stockinette (unblocked)

Size: 39 (43, 47) inches around by 8 inches wide (blocked)

To alter the size: Add or subtract repeats to increase or decrease the circumference of the scarf as needed. Alter the width as desired.