Rossini by Claudia Eisenkolb
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Rossini

Knitting
June 2017
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
459 - 1312 yards (420 - 1200 m)
Shawl size 1: 41 cm/16 ¼" width x 200 cm/78 ¾" length Shawl size 2: 41 cm/16 ¼" width x 144 cm/56 ¾" length Shawl size 3: 31 cm/12 ¼" width x 192 cm/75 ½" length Cowl size: 70 cm/27 ½" circumference x 40 cm/15 ¾” height
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Rossini is a rectangle shawl or cowl with just knit and purl stitches that create a three-dimensional pattern. It has two different beautiful sides.

Named after a famous Italian opera composer with a special sense of humour its structure has a steady rhythm that carries you along while knitting.

Kits are available at the Nature’s Luxury Shop

SIZES
Shawl size 1: 41 cm/16 ¼” width x 200 cm/78 ¾” length
Shawl size 2: 41 cm/16 ¼” width x 144 cm/56 ¾” length
Shawl size 3: 31 cm/12 ¼” width x 192 cm/75 ½” length

Cowl size: 70 cm/27 ½” circumference x 40 cm/15 ¾” height

YARN
Shawl size 1: 4 skeins Nature’s Luxury On Stage or 1200 meters/1310 yards of Sport Weight Yarn or yarn that gives you gauge
Shawl sizes 2 and 3: 3 skeins Nature’s Luxury On Stage or 800 meters/875 yards of Sport Weight Yarn or yarn that gives you gauge
Cowl size: 2 skeins Nature’s Luxury On Stage or 420 meters/460 yards of Sport Weight Yarn or yarn that gives you gauge

Sample shown in shawl size 1 in colorway Il Volo.

Each knitter knits differently, therefore yardage is an estimate.

GAUGE
24 sts x 32 rows = 10 x 10 cm/4 x 4” in stockinette stitch with needle 3.50 mm/US4

24 sts x 28 rows = 1 repeat of pattern B, 10 cm/4” x 8 cm/3 ¼” with needle 3.50 mm/US4, just very slightly blocked to maintain the 3 D effect of the stitch pattern

A different gauge will affect size and yardage needed.

NEEDLES
3.50 mm/US4 circular needle 60 cm/24” or needle size to get gauge
4.50mm/US7 needle for BO

NOTIONS
Tapestry needle, 1 stitch marker (for cowl version only)

REQUIRED TECHNIQUES
Cable CO, knit and purl stitches, slwyif, BO.

SKILL LEVEL
Beginner

Thank you so much to my lovely test knitters and to Manfredovna for proof reading and translating.