Lakorra by Georgie Nicolson
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Lakorra

Knitting
March 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches
in stitch pattern
US 10 - 6.0 mm
150 - 220 yards (137 - 201 m)
Scarf: 8 x 63 inches/20.5 x 160 cms (blocked) Cowl: 10 x 26½ inches/25.5 x 67.5 cms
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This scarf or cowl is designed to be knit in colours that evoke the essence of the Australian sky. There is a brightness and light to the sky down under that is unparalleled anywhere in the world.

Lakorra is Wathaurong for sky.
The Wathaurong are the traditional land owners of the land on which I reside.

Construction:
Knit at a loose tension, this is a light an airy knit that juxtaposes lace and garter stitch to create an extremely quick knit.

Instructions are included for working either the cowl or the scarf. The cowl is finished with five buttons.

Sample shown is the cowl version.

Skill Level:
Intermediate

This pattern has been released as part of WARM: a large-scale collaborative knitting project that explores why the earth is warming and what we can do to make a positive change.

Knitters of all skill levels from around Victoria, Australia are invited to contribute to this large-scale piece that will be exhibited at the Art Gallery of Ballarat in September 2016.

Patterns are available individually, as part of an e-book or as part of a beautifully printed booklet available from SEAM.