Scarab Cowl by Tanis Gray

Scarab Cowl

August 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in charted patt
US 7 - 4.5 mm
800 yards (732 m)
26.75" circumference and 14.5" tall
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Egypt fascinated nineteenth-century archeologists as well as travelers. Excavators located previously unknown tombs, temples, and mummy caches seemingly every year in this golden age of archeology, and their finds fed the Victorian appetite for “exotic” decorative motifs.

Difficulty Intermediate

Finished Size 26.75” circumference and 14.5” tall.

Yarn Lisa Souza Polwarth/Silk (85% Polwarth wool, 15% silk): Tahitian blue (A) and terracotta (tan; B), 1 skein each.

Needles Size 7 (4.5 mm): 24” circular. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers; removable markers; tapestry needle.

Gauge 21 sts and 24 rnds = 4” in charted patt.

Note This cowl is worked in the round from the bottom up.