Fractal Cowl by Kirsten Johnstone
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Fractal Cowl

April 2014
Aran (8 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch (Before Blocking)
US 8 - 5.0 mm
5.0 mm (H)
218 yards (199 m)
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A field of reverse stockinette stitch creates the perfect canvas for this unique cabled cowl. Inspired by the cutting-edge architecture of Australia, this chic scarf alternative is worked in the round (each one unique) to create sharp, geometric patterns and clear linear designs.


• Blue Sky Alpacas Extra
55% baby alpaca /
45% fine merino
(150g/218yds): 1 hank

• Size 8 (5mm) 16” circular needle, or size needed to
obtain gauge

• Size H (5mm) hook, or size needed to obtain gauge

• Stitch marker

• 2 cable needles

• Waste yarn

• Tapestry needle

Colors shown: Butter Cream - NEW! - #3510

Circumference: 20“ / Height: 8’

In Stockinette stitch,
16 sts and 30 rnds = 4“ before blocking;
18 sts and 30 rnds = 4” after blocking