mirri cowl by Ambah O'Brien
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mirri cowl

October 2013
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette in the round
US 3 - 3.25 mm
400 - 650 yards (366 - 594 m)
instructions for long and short versions of the cowl
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Part of the Mirri pattern collection, including Hat, Cowl and Mitts available as individual patterns or as a set. These simple yet striking designs all feature eyelet fabric and eyelet ribbing. Individually or together, they are perfect for an adventurous beginner or the more experienced knitter looking for a fast fun knit. A great choice for quick gifts or to complement your own wardrobe.
The Mirri cowl is wide enough to keep your neck cozy. The short version is a fun and warm accessory, while the long version can be worn two ways – long or wrapped twice.
Mirri is an Australian Aboriginal word meaning stars. Scores of eyelets dot this fabric like twinkling stars in the night sky.

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techniques used:
worked in the round, simple increases and decreases.

Width: both sizes 8”/20cm
Length: (measured flat)
Short: 12”/30.5cm Long: 25.5”/65cm

Yarn: 400 - 650 yds/365 – 595m 4ply/fingering weight yarn
Samples shown in Quince and Co. Finch (100% American Wool, 221 yds /202 m per 50g hank)
Short cowl: Carrie’s yellow, 2 skeins Long cowl: Iceland, 3 skeins
US 3/3.25mm circular needles (or size required to obtain gauge) – 24”/60cm for short cowl; 32-40”/80-100cm for long cowl
Tapestry needle
Stitch marker

GAUGE: 26 stitches & 44 rows = 4”/10cm in stockinette in the round-blocked

This pattern has been Tech Edited and Test Knit.

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