Fresco Cabled Cowl by Lynn Salmonsen
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Fresco Cabled Cowl

October 2013
Sport (12 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 9 - 5.5 mm
328 yards (300 m)
Fitted: 17½" circumference; 6¾” tall Slouchy: 19½" circumference; 8" tall
This pattern is available for free.

Wool • Baby Alpaca • Angora
Fresco is a smooth and even 3-ply sport-weight yarn. The plies are twisted together tightly enough to make a firm, springy yarn, but not so tightly that the yarn loses its lofty, soft hand. The fiber blend—wool, alpaca, and a bit of angora—makes a yarn that’s warm, soft, and slightly fuzzy.


Fitted (Slouchy)

Fitted: 17½“ circumference; 6¾” tall
Slouchy: 19½” circumference; 8” tall

Fresco by Classic Elite Yarns
(60% wool, 30% baby alpaca, 10% angora; 50 g = approx 164 yards)
2 hanks each:
5388 Coral (fitted)
5367 Hopi Blue (slouchy)
Note: The slouchy version used almost all of 2 hanks of yarn. You will need to unravel and reuse yarn from your swatch or purchase an additional hank of yarn.

Circular knitting needle (16”) in size US 9 or size to obtain gauge.

Cable needle (cn)
Stitch marker

18 sts and 27 rnds = 4” in St st, with 2 strands of yarn held together; 23 sts and 27 rnds = 4” in Cable pattern, with 2 strands of yarn held together.Take time to save time, check your gauge.