Almaz by Christina Danaee


March 2019
Light Fingering ?
23 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in colorwork pattern, with larger needle, blocked.
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
350 - 400 yards (320 - 366 m)
One Size.
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Almaz is a simple pattern, two color cowl with some interesting details, perfect for using stash yarn. The diamond pattern is outlined by a chevron, amplifying the colorwork design, while each side of the colorwork is buffered by two-color linen stitch for added texture. This is a great project for practicing colorwork skills and creating a cozy piece to keep the breeze off your neck. This cowl is worked in the round, in one piece. Knit with The Farmer’s Daughter Fibers very lovely Soka’pii single-ply yarn it’s soft and durable.

One Size.
13”-33cm tall x 24”-61cm around.

The Farmer’s Daughter Fibers - Soka’pii
100% Rambouillet
1 skein “Elk Antler” (MC) 1 skein “Paul Newman” (CC)
an equivalent fingering weight yarn in 250yds for MC and 150yds for CC.

US 2-2.75mm circular needle 16” or longer
US 4 - 3.5mm circular needle 16” or longer
Stitch Marker

23sts x 28 rows = 4”-10cm over colorwork pattern, using larger needle.

Techniques Used:
Knitting in the round
Stranded two-color knitting
Knitting from a chart
Linen Stitch