Nattering by Maria Larraga
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Nattering

Knitting
April 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette st
US 6 - 4.0 mm
330 - 350 yards (302 - 320 m)
One Size
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Primarily composed of two lace patterns, Nattering is a relatively straightforward cowl. It vacillates between the Orchid and Janus lace, while stockinette zigzags provide rest in between. The cowl concludes with a Beech Leaf edging that flares out to drape easily across the collarbone.

The main body of the cowl is worked in the round from top to bottom. Afterwards, edging is created by casting on additional stitches using the cable cast-on method and then worked flat, joined to the body by decreases. That cast-on edge is later seamed to the bound-off stitches to join the edging.

Both written and charted directions are given, as well as a mini photo tutorial for working the edging.

YARN
350 yds of fingering weight yarn

Shown in Dream in Color’s Smooshy (100% Superwash Merino, 450yds per 4oz skein) in the “In Vino Veritas” colorway.

FINISHED DIMENSIONS
12” in length x 24” in circumference

GAUGE
23 stitches & 33 rows = 4” in stockinette st, unblocked
(It’s okay if your gauge isn’t exact!)

NEEDLES & NOTIONS
US Size 6/4 mm 16” circular needle
US Size 6/4mm straight or circular to work edging off of 16” circular needle

(alternatively, a 24” circular needle with a very flexible cable can be used in place of both)

Stitch marker to mark beginning of round
Optional: 2 additional markers for pattern repeats
Tapestry needle
Blocking pins

SKILLS USED
knit stitch
purl stitch
k2tog
p2tog
ssk
sl-k2tog-psso
cdd
Cable Cast-On

This pattern is intended for personal non-commercial use only. No portion of this pattern may be reproduced without express permission. No items made from this pattern made be sold. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me!

© Emmyelle 2015.