Turtledove by Karen Robinson


July 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette in the round, blocked
US 4 - 3.5 mm
540 yards (494 m)
23" (58 cm) circumference and 18" (46 cm) tall
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Book available in print, which includes the Raverly PDF download.

The turtledove had a reputation for modesty and was thought to symbolize faithfulness in love. The two colors used in this cowl represent the turtledove and her mate, whose lives are always connected and who remain true to one another until death.

Round Table Yarns Camelot (80% superwash merino, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon), 435 yds/398 m per 100 g): 1 skein each in two colors (sample uses Excalibur for C1 and Gwynedd for C2); or approximately 270 yds/247 m of another fingering weight yarn in each of two colors

US 4 (3.5 mm) 16” (40 cm) circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge

32 stitches and 36 rows over 4” (10 cm) in stockinette in the round, blocked

Finished Measurements
23” (58 cm) circumference and 18” (46 cm) tall

Thank You
Thank you to my test knitters (pastormolly, timstephens4, calamitical1, and TheKnittyMuggins) who provided valuable feedback. Thank you to Sarah Walworth for tech editing and copy editing, Brad Barton for modeled photography, Erin Crawford for modeling, and Elizabeth Green for layout/graphic design.

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