a cloud of bats by Laura Aylor

a cloud of bats

October 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
220 - 440 yards (201 - 402 m)
9" tall and approximately 24.5" around for the short version, 49" for the long. Easy to adjust!
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A fun, easy cowl in two colors of worsted-weight yarn that uses slipped stitches to create a textured, two-color pattern that is simple to memorize. Starting with a provisional cast-on, it is knit flat and ends with a three-needle bind-off (or Kitchener stitch if you prefer).

Skills required:
• Provisional cast-on
• Slipping stitches
• Three-needle bind-off (or grafting/Kitchener stitch if you prefer)

Yardage details:
You need equal amounts of each color for both versions: 110 of each for the single wrap and 220 of each for the double. (This includes a bit of a cushion, so the 219 yards of the Bohemia Worsted is fine!)

Samples knit in Outlaw Yarn Bohemia Worsted in Tourmaline (blue), Pandora (orange), and Homburg (brown).