Dance Around The Trees by Lisa Hannes

Dance Around The Trees

December 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch after blocking
US 7 - 4.5 mm
150 - 300 yards (137 - 274 m)
cowl (60 cm), longer cowl (80cm) or double loop (120cm)
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Dance Around The Trees is a cowl that features a lovely tree lace motif.

The little trees are super fun and addictive to knit! And worked in dk weight yarn this cowl knits up in a breeze…

The pattern comes in fully written out as well as charted instructions.

I hope you enjoy the pattern!

-dk weight in solid/semisolid colourways
-Yardage requirements:
cowl: allow at least approx. 135m/150yds
longer cowl: allow at least 180m/165yds
double-loop: allow at least 320m/300yds
-Yarn used for sample (cowl size):
1 skein of Malabrigo Silky Merino in colourway Celeste (dk weight, 50g = 150yds/137m) on 4.5mm/US7 needles

-Gauge on sample:
19 sts x 29 rows = 10x10cm/4x4“ in stockinette stitch after washing and gentle blocking
4.5mm/US7 circular needles (approx. 60cm/23“ or 80cm/31“ long), or size to obtain gauge

-Size of sample:
60cm/23.7“ circumference and 22cm/8.7“ tall
-Stitch counts for 3 sizes are included:
cowl (60cm/23.7”), longer cowl (80cm/31.5”) and double loop (120”/47.3”)
-easily adjustable

Many thanks to my wonderful and speedy testers:
Lennja, knittingnoodler, gypsythedog, gabryxxx8, ehalf, milosofathens, sismademeknit