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Frons

Knitting
January 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
250 yards (229 m)
7.25”/ 18.5 cm width, 24”/ 61 cm circumference
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Frons (Latin for foliage) is a quick, single-skein cowl with a pretty, leafy, allover lace pattern. The cowl is knit in the round from end to end and twisted before the two ends are joined. The lace pattern is a simple, rhythmic 4-row repeat – it knits up in no time and creates a very pretty little cowl that you’ll want in every color.

Specific yarn requirements:
Anzula Luxury Fibers Cricket (80% Superwash Merino, 10% Nylon, 10% Cashmere; 250 yds/ 229 m per 114g); 1 skein in Olivia
Or, 250 yds/ 230 m of DK weight yarn

Needles:
US 5 (3.75 mm) needles preferred for working a small circumference in the round (e.g. 16”/ 40 cm long circular, dpns, circular long enough for Magic Loop, etc.), or size needed to obtain gauge
Second circular needle or dpns of same size

Gauge:
22 sts & 29 rows = 4”/ 10 cm in Stockinette st, blocked
18 sts & 27 rows = 4”/ 10 cm in lace pattern, blocked
Meeting these exact gauges is not crucial, but any major differences will affect the size of the finished cowl as well as yardage required.

Technical editing by Tana Pageler.

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