Leif Cowl by Dianna Walla
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Leif Cowl

Knitting
April 2017
Sport (12 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stranded stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
400 - 800 yards (366 - 732 m)
Circumference: 22 1/4 (48) in / 56.5 (122) cm

Dianna Walla’s Leif Cowl puts the wild color shifts in Spincycle Dyed in the Wool front and center.

This is knitting at its most delicious: The Fair Isle pattern repeats 13 times in a round, meaning you can get a massive groove going on the simple colorwork and let the color changes unfold in whatever way fate and destiny and the universe allow them to.

So irregular and surprising and satisfying to knit.

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The Leif Cowl is not sold as a single pattern.

Knitted Measurements
Circumference: 22 1/4” (56.5 cm) or 48” (122 cm)
Height: 11” (28 cm)

Materials
Dyed in the Wool by Spincycle Yarns 54 g skeins, each approx 200 yds (183 m), 100% superwash American wool.

Devilish Colorway
A: Nostalgia, 1 (2) skein(s)
B: Devilish Grin, 1 (2) skein(s)

Swerve Colorway
A: Swerve, 1 (2) skein(s)
B: Deep Bump, 1 (2) skein(s)

Narcissus Colorway
A: Overpasses, 1 (2) skein(s)
B: Narcissus, 1 (2) skein(s)

Size US 5 (3.75 mm) circular needle, 16” (40 cm) for short cowl or 24” (60 cm) or longer for long cowl, or size needed to achieve gauge
Size US 3 (3.25 mm) circular needle, 16” (40 cm) for short cowl or 24” (60 cm) or longer for long cowl
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