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Rainbow Scales Cowl

Knitting
June 2011
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
5 stitches and 9 rows = 1 inch in stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
140 yards (128 m)
One size
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Take advantage of long or short color repeats in yarn by using this modular technique. The fan-shaped scales in this cowl are created in a method similar to entrelac – except for that you don’t have to pick up any stitches! If you’ve never worked entrelac before, don’t worry – just follow the instructions as written. After working a tier or two, you may find you have already memorized it!

Because of the amount of turning in this pattern, you may find it helpful to knit backwards. Find a few tutorials for knitting backwards here:
http://nimrodel70.blogspot.com/2005/12/knitting-backward-...
http://www.jimmybeanswool.com/secure-html/onlineec/instru...

Note: The cowl can be knit in a variety of yarn thicknesses, for different qualities of fabric. A thinner yarn will result in a drapier cowl, while a thicker yarn will give a stiffer fabric.