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Project info
Elegant Ellen Cowl
Knitting
Neck / TorsoCowl
Needles & yarn
US 8 - 5.0 mm
Red Heart Super Saver Solids
0.5 skeins = 182.0 yards (166.4 meters), 99 grams
Green
Notes

Did a provisional cast-on of 38 stitches, knit 5 inches plain before starting the spray pattern. Did the complete spray pattern from Elegant Ellen, then finished with another 5 inches plain before kitchener-ing the ends together. It curls a little, but I am happy with how it turned out.

Submitted in the Nerdopolis 1.3 round 3 challenge Wildcard: Ear Worms

Rav handle: xnera
Team Name: Team Co-Op
Craft: Knitting
Description of how event theme is met: I’ve been listening to the music from the Final Fantasy franchise pretty much exclusively for over ten years now. I just love it so much! Most of it is instrumental, but there are a few songs with lyrics. One of these songs is Distant Worlds, which includes the following lyrics:

Water fades back from blue to jade Guiding young rainbows high Flowers bloom into reds and wines Quenching our hearts as they run dry

I knit a jade-colored cowl inspired by this verse.
Photo of project:
Team shout out for Nerd Cred: (Optional) The Summoner Artifact gear from Final Fantasy XI is also green.

Soundtrack - Total time: 6:18

1:15 Distant Worlds
1:03 Distant Worlds II
1:56 Distant Worlds Returning Home, discs 1 & 2
0:53 Distant Worlds: The Celebration Disc 1
1:11 Distant Worlds: The Celebration Disc 2

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Finished
December 1 2015
December 3 2015
About this pattern
Personal pattern (not in Ravelry)
About this yarn
by Red Heart
Aran
100% Acrylic
364 yards / 198 grams
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  • Project created: December 2, 2015
  • Updated: December 4, 2015