Ready for College by Estella Haines
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Ready for College

Knitting
December 2014
Sport (12 wpi) ?
20 stitches = 4 inches
in Tumbleweeds Pattern
US 5 - 3.75 mm
200 - 400 yards (183 - 366 m)
Small (Single Loop), Large (Double Loop)
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Using two colors of Iron Horse Farm sport weight superwash merino/cashmere, this cowl is knit in long strip with a button closure. It can be made as a single loop or double loop (single loop shown in photo). The stitch pattern has wonderful texture and is easily memorized. The inspiration for the pattern name is this project was finished just as our daughter (my model) found out she got into the college of her choice…both she and the cowl are Ready For College!

Sizes:
Single loop - 20 inches (Double Loop - 40 inches)

Finished Measurements:
Circumference: 20(40) inches. Height: 10 inches.

Materials:
MC 1 (2) skeins Iron Horse Farm Sport 80% superwash merino, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon (255yd/4oz) in Ochre Gold or approximately 140 (280) yards of sport weight yarn
CC 1 skein Iron Horse Farm Sport 80% superwash merino, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon (255yd/4oz) in Slate Blue or approximately 60 (120) yards of sport weight yarn

US #5/3.75mm needles
stitch marker, tapestry needle
5 buttons (7/8” barrel buttons used on sample)

Gauge:
20 sts = 4” in Tumbleweeds Pattern
To save time, take time to check gauge.