Slipstream by Maria Montzka
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Slipstream

Knitting
November 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in pattern
US 5 - 3.75 mm
620 - 660 yards (567 - 604 m)
One Size (adjustable)
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Slipstream begins with a provisional cast on and is worked flat, knitting back and forth along the width of the cowl. Each row begins and ends with four knitted stitches, which creates a simple garter stitch edge that keeps the edges from curling. There are two lace motifs, which alternate across the width and length of the cowl. Once the desired length is reached, the cowl is grafted together using the Kitchener stitch for a seamlessly connected loop.

Materials
3 skeins of Quince and Co. Tern or approx 620 yds (567 m) of fingering weight yarn

Photographed in Tern Color: Terra Cotta

Needles
US 5 (3.57mm) circular or straight needles

Gauge
21 stitches and 28 rows = 10 cm/4in in pattern after light blocking (gauge is not critical for this cowl but will affect yarn requirement and finished size).

Finished Measurements
40 in (101 cm) circumference 15.5 in (40 cm) width

Additional Tools
Crochet hook
Scrap yarn
Blunt tapestry needle
Stitch markers
Blocking pins or wires