Right as Rain by Melissa G Martinez
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Right as Rain

April 2013
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
150 yards (137 m)
Finished collar or cowl measures 24" around x 7" in height
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This versatile collar or cowl can be worn tied with a cord, with a yarn chain or ribbon fastened into a bow, buttoned or with a decorative stick through the cowl for closure. You can wear the top part of the collar up or folded down over itself.

There’s plenty of texture and visual interest in this piece thanks to its moss stitch edging, eyelets and wavy ribs which almost give the appearance of mock cables.

The name of the pattern comes from the direction the wavy ribs in the design are pointing to. The numerous columns of eyelets represent the rain.

You need approximately 150 yards of worsted weight yarn to make this collar/cowl with. One skein of Blue Sky Alpacas Worsted Cotton in the color Sleet was used to make the collar in the photos.

Advanced Beginner to Intermediate

You will need to know how to knit (k) and purl (p) stitches, knit two stitches together (k2tog) and do yarn overs (yo) to complete this collar.

The finished piece measures 24” around and 7” in height.