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Leafeater Cowl

Knitting
July 2012
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 13 - 9.0 mm
Adult medium - 24" circumference
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This bold graphic cowl is written in two different yarn weights, bulky and worsted. The patterning is based on the wide Leaf Eater Beetle. This cowl is knit circular with corrugated rib framing the colorwork beetle pattern.

Finished Size
Malabrigo Merino Worsted cowl (shown in natural/orange/green) 24 inches around and 9 inches tall
Malabrigo Gruesa cowl (shown in gold/brown/purple)
24 inches around and 8 inches tall

Gauge
Malabrigo Merino Worsted cowl
20 stitches by 24 rows in colorwork pattern in the round
Malabrigo Gruesa cowl
12 stitches by 14 rows in colorwork pattern in the round

Materials
Malabrigo Merino Worsted cowl
1 skein each of Malabrigo Merino Worsted (100% Merino Wool, 210y/100g) in
MC - 601 Simply Taupe
CC1 - 123 Rhodesian
CC2 - 4 Sapphire Green

´┐╝Malabrigo Gruesa cowl
1 skein each of Malabrigo Gruesa (100% Wool, 65y/100g) in
MC - 153 Amber Gold
CC1 - 140 Dark Earth
CC2 - 71 Polygala