Market Day Cowl by Tamara Moots
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Market Day Cowl

Knitting
May 2017
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in pattern
US 5 - 3.75 mm
400 - 430 yards (366 - 393 m)
One size (about 50”/127 cm around and 8”/20 cm tall)
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The Market Day Cowl combines basic purls, knits and cables with vibrant colors to evoke the beautiful traditional textiles of West Africa. Market Day Cowl is extra-long so it can be looped once for a draped-scarf feel or twice for colder days.

Sample is knit in Wonderland Yarns Mad Hatter and evokes the traditionally indigo-dyed Leppi Cloth from Guinea where my husband and I were Peace Corps Volunteers.

Sizing: One size (about 50”/127 cm around and 8”/20 cm tall)
Yarn: 400 yards sport weight
(Sample worked in Wonderland Yarns Mad Hatter and used 4.3 oz/120 g or about 400 yards.)
Needles: Size US 5 (3.75 mm) 24” circular needle (or size needed to get gauge)
Other materials: 1 unique marker, 7 other markers, dpn or cn for cables, yarn needle
Gauge: 24 sts and 28 rows = 4” in pattern