Falling Leaves Cowl & Scarf by Emily Williams

Falling Leaves Cowl & Scarf

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Knitting
December 2013
Any gauge - designed for any gauge ?
stockinette stitch
85 - 800 yards (78 - 732 m)
Three options: short or long cowl, and scarf.
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Need a quick knit? This is it! As soft and warm as a hug, with a gentle lace motif reminiscent of falling (or growing) leaves. Instructions are given for any yarn weight and gauge, and for a single-loop cowl, double-loop cowl, or scarf.

SIZES
Cowl: Short (Long)
Scarf: one size

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Cowl circumference: 24 (50)“/61 (127) cm
Cowl height: 9”/23 cm
Scarf length: 65”/165 cm
Scarf width: 9”/23 cm
Measured after blocking

YARN
Approximate yardage for short cowl/long cowl/scarf:
Lace - 280/580/760
Fingering - 260/540/700
Sport - 240/500/650
DK - 210/430/600
Worsted - 180/370/500
Bulky - 140/285/400
Super Bulky - 85/175/250

GAUGE
Any gauge will work! Instructions will guide you through how to work with any gauge you get in your chosen yarn, though this will affect finished measurements and yarn usage. As a rough guide, approximate sts per 4”/10 cm in Motif is:
Lace - 28
Fingering - 26
Sport - 24
DK - 22
Worsted - 18
Bulky - 14
Super Bulky - 8
OR gauge that gets YOU a fabric you like!

NEEDLES
For working flat, approximately:
Lace - US 2 / 2.75 mm
Fingering - US 4 / 3.5 mm
Sport - US 5 / 3.75 mm
DK - US 6 / 4.0 mm
Worsted - US 8 / 5.0 mm
Bulky - US 11 / 6.5 mm
Super Bulky - US 17 / 12 mm
OR size that gets YOU a fabric you like!

NOTIONS
Cowl: Tapestry needle, waste yarn, crochet hook for provisional cast on (optional but recommended)
Scarf: Tapestry needle

CONSTRUCTION
Cowl: knit flat, then ends grafted or seamed together
Scarf: knit flat

SKILL LEVEL
Cowl: intermediate - simple lace, provisional cast on, Kitchener stitch (or seam or three-needle bind off)
Scarf: advanced beginner - simple lace