Nerine by Andrea Rangel
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Nerine

Knitting
January 2013
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 31 rows = 4 inches in Color Work Stockinette Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1160 yards (1061 m)
Circumference: 23.25 in/59 cm
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Bright latices of color weave through this gorgeous cowl, tracing a diamond pattern that cheerfully blurs the line between traditional and modern. Nerine is knit in the round then folded in half to make a seamless, double-sided cowl with a thick and cozy fabric, and the easy-to-memorize pattern repeats are a good introduction to stranded color work. 

Sizes & Finished Measurements
Circumference: 23.25 in/59 cm
Length: 16 in/40.5 cm

Yarn
580 yd/530 m each of two colors of fingering weight yarn
Shown in Hazel Knits Artisan Sock (90% Merino, 10% Nylon; 400yds/366m per 120g skein)
Color 1: 2 Skeins of Lichen #268
Color 2: 2 Skeins of Jam Session #260

Gauge
Gauge measurement should be taken after blocking.
28 sts/31 rows = 4 in/10 cm in Color Work Stockinette stitch, using smaller needle

Needles & Notions
Needle Sizes are recommendations only. Always use needle size necessary to obtain gauge.

US 6/4mm, 24 in/60 cm circular needle
Two US 4/3.5 mm, 24 in/60 cm circular needles

size E/3.5 mm crochet hook
stitch markers
fingering weight smooth waste yarn
tapestry needle

Skills
provisional cast on, stranded color work, work in the round, graft using Kitchener stitch