Calvaria Scarf + Cowl by Ambah O'Brien

Calvaria Scarf + Cowl

September 2022
DK (11 wpi) ?
18.5 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches
in Calvaria Lace
US 7 - 4.5 mm
200 - 424 yards (183 - 388 m)
easily adjustable
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Knit your Calvaria in company during the Ambah X Halloween KAL. Details here.

Delicate lace with a twist, the Calvaria Scarf and Cowl are perfect for a Halloween project to keep all the family warm while trick-or-treating. Choose between the looped cowl or the scarf variation in either DK or Super Bulky weight yarn and adjust to make as short or long as you like. The pattern is readily adapted to the yardage you have on hand and will suit varying yarn weights too - just match your needle to suit. Each skull is worked in a block repeat and will look spectacular knit up with mini-skeins, one per block. Fingering weight held double will also be suitable and makes this a perfect stash diving project to use up those lovely leftovers.

The pattern includes both charts and written instructions and an accompanying technique video.

DK (Super Bulky)
Width: 6.5 (10) “/16.5 (25) cm
Single pattern block length:
8.25 (12) “/20.5 (30) cm
Cowl Circumference:
50 (36) “/125 (90) cm
Scarf Length: 100 (72) “/250 (180) cm
Measurements taken after blocking.

DK (Super Bulky) weight
Single pattern block:
36 (65) yd/33 (61) m
Cowl: 212 (200) yd/194 (183) m
Scarf: 424 (400) yd/388 (366) m

Samples shown in:
DK Cowl: Ozifarmer’s Market, Ozi DK Duets (DK weight, 100% superwash Merino, 123 yd/113 m per 50 g), Screamin’ Green
DK Scarf: Primrose Yarn Co., Jasper, (DK weight, 100% superwash Merino wool, 247 yd/226 m per 100 g), Soda Pop
Super Bulky Scarf: Fiddlesticks, Peppin 14, (Super Bulky, 100% superwash Merino, 107 yd/97 m per 100 g), 1403
Super Bulky Cowl: Morris & Sons, Estate 14ply (Super Bulky, 100% Australian wool, 52 yd/50 m per 50 g), Terracotta

Needle stoppers, tapestry needle, waste yarn or stitch holders

DK (Super Bulky):
2 x US 7 (11)/4.5 (8) mm needles

DK (Super Bulky): 18.5 (12) sts and 23 (16) rows = 4”/10 cm in Calvaria Lace, blocked
Gauge is not crucial for this project, but variations will affect yardage and final measurements.

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