Rose de Reims by Justine Turner
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Rose de Reims

September 2013
Sport (12 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in slipped moss stitch using larger needles
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
252 - 394 yards (230 - 360 m)
regular (long)
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A cowl has more than one purpose, firstly it protects you from the cold and wind and secondly it has to look pretty!

Rose de Reims does both, the slipped moss stitch pattern creates a dense, cushy fabric which settles into comforting layers. Then the stitch pattern works its magic on the delicate macaron shades of the yarn, weaving them into a charming melange.

Dainty in the original shades, this design looks striking in deeper colours and handpaints, the stitch pattern helping to avoid pooling and flaring.

Available in two sizes: regular (pictured) and longer (which will drape a few inches further below the neckline).

Skeinz Heritage organic merino 50g (1.75 oz) / 167m (182.5 yds)
Colour A - 130 (200) m / 142 (218.5) yds
Colours B and C - 50 (75)m / 54.5 (82) yds each

3.75mm (US 5) 50 (60) cm / 20 (24)“ circular needle
5 mm (US 8) 50 (60) cm / 20 (24)” circular needle
Or as required for your preferred method of working in the round
Darning needle

Width 16 cm / 5.9”
Length regular 61 cm / 24.5”, longer (90 cm / 31.5”)
Gauge 23 sts x 30 rounds = 10 cm / 4” in moss slip stitch pattern, using larger needles - correct gauge is not critical

Stitch patterns are both written AND charted.

This pattern has been tech edited.