Lions Gate by tincanknits

Lions Gate

September 2012
Aran (8 wpi) ?
16 stitches = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
200 - 500 yards (183 - 457 m)
Small (Large) 22 (58) inches around
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Lions Gate - by Tin Can Knits

Vancouver is surrounded by water - bounded by a river, an inlet, and the Pacific. Bridges are one of the city’s defining features. The most famous is the Lion’s Gate: an elegant suspension bridge built in 1938 to link the urban centre with the north shore communities and wilderness beyond.

This architecturally-inspired cowl can be an exuberantly long piece to drape or wrap two or three times around your neck, or a short and luscious little neck warmer.

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Large cowl wraps 2-3 times around, Small once
Finished cowl measures: 9 (11) inches deep, 20 (58) inches around

200 (500) yds worsted / aran weight yarn
(we used Blue Sky Alpacas Worsted Hand Dyes in ‘ecru’ and ‘olive’)

Gauge: 16 sts / 4” in stockinette st

Needles: US #9 / 5.5 mm (or as required to meet gauge); circular needles: 16” for small, 32”+ for large

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How to Cable
Casting onto Circular Needles

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