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Switchback Cowl

Knitting
July 2009
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
18.5 stitches and 19 rows = 4 inches in Travelling Vine Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
250 yards (229 m)
24" circumference and 15" length
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Sinuous curves of lace wind their way through this lovely cowl, reminiscent of the way narrow roads zigzag up steep slopes. It’s small enough to tuck into your purse in anticipation of a cold day, but generous enough to keep your neck cozy and warm. This is the perfect project for a luxuriously soft yarn.

GAUGE
4” = 18.5 sts and 19 rounds in Travelling Vine Stitch, blocked
Note: yarns shown usually knit at 21-23 sts to 4” in Stocking Stitch

FINISHED DIMENSIONS
Circumference: 24”
Length: 15”

MATERIALS
250 yards DK weight yarn
US 6 (4mm) 16-24” circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge
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