Piazza Cowl by Connie Lee Lynch

Piazza Cowl

February 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
2.75 mm (C)
3.5 mm (E)
1090 yards (997 m)
About 35" in circumference and 9" high.
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This pattern is available from interweave.com for $7.99.

Many people are familiar with the Sierpinski Triangle, but there is a square version of the pattern called the Sierpinski carpet, and it’s a colorwork dream! The Sierpinski carpet is a plane fractal created by subdividing a square into nine equal parts and removing the center square. You then do the same thing to each of the remaining eight squares and so forth throughout the project. This design uses tapestry center single crochet and is based on the bottom third of the level-5 Sierpinski carpet.

FINISHED SIZE About 35” in circumference and 9” high.
YARN Plymouth Yarn Incan Spice (45% extrafine merino wool, 25% baby alpaca, 15% yak, 15% silk; 218 yd (199 m)/1¾ oz (50 g)): #0002 orange, 3 balls; #0006 red, 2 balls.
HOOK Size C/2 (2.75 mm) and E/4 (3.5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
NOTIONS Stitch marker(s) (m); yarn needle.
GAUGE 28 csc and 38 rows = 4”, with larger hook, blocked.