shimmering rubies cowl by Evelyn Siatra

shimmering rubies cowl

December 2015
Light Fingering ?
18 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in lace pattern
US 6 - 4.0 mm
4.5 mm
1700 - 1800 yards (1554 - 1646 m)
one size
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This cowl is a warm and very practical addition to your wardrobe. Whether it’s accompanying you to that first fall chills or the last spring chills or helping you get through winter’s cold, it will be your perfect cool weather companion. The cowl is worked with two, fingering yarns, an acrylic-metallic blend yarn which gives a beautiful shimmer to the fabric and a fabulous mohair yarn, that adds tender warmth. These two yarns give a warm but light fabric.

A._Sal Simli by Alize, 95% acrylic-5% metallic, 100gr (3.53 oz)/460 m (503 yds): 2 skeins in color 649 ruby red.
B._Reina by Lanas stop, 75% mohair, 25% polyamide, 25gr (0.88 oz)/208m (230yds): 4 skeins in color 825 ruby red.

Needles: US 6 (4mm)
Crochet hook: US 7 (4.5mm)
Gauge: 18sts and 22rnds = 10x10cm, or 4”x4”
Notions: tapestry needle
Level: intermediate