Winter Paisley Cowl by Lisa Kereliuk
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Winter Paisley Cowl

December 2013
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in stranded colourwork in the round
US 8 - 5.0 mm
200 - 250 yards (183 - 229 m)
26½ inch (67.5 cm) circumference, 8 inch (20.5 cm) height
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Dazzling colours pop against a white or nearly white background in this paisley-filled picot trimmed cowl. Make a full set of winter wear (mittens, hat, and cowl) using three balls in main colour and just one ball of contrast colour.

Finished Measurements
26½ inch (67.5 cm) circumference
8 inch (20.5 cm) height

MC – 2 balls Cashmerino Aran by Debbie Bliss (55% Merino, 33% Microfiber, 12% Cashmere; 98 yards / 50 grams): cream
Or 170 yards aran weight yarn

CC – 1 skein Panguipulli by Araucania
(100% Merino; 193 yards / 100 grams): Hot Pink, Coral, Jade
Or 60 yards aran weight yarn. Choose a yarn whose colour doesn’t bleed when washed.

Needles and Notions
US 8 (5.0 mm) 16 inch circular needles, or size needed to obtain gauge
Yarn needle

18 sts and 25 rounds = 4 inches (10 cm) in stranded stockinette colourwork.

Skills Required
o Knitting in the round with double pointed needles/circular needles
o Stockinette stitch
o Working stranded colourwork from chart or written instructions
o Knitting stitches together with previous rounds to form horizontal piping
o Knitting stitches together with previous rounds to form picots
o Whip stitching

Preview of the pattern is shown in the Winter Paisley Set thread in my ravelry group, Lisa Kereliuk Designs. I’d love for you to share your projects, comments and questions there.