Kreuz

Knitting
June 2016
Light Fingering ?
19 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches
in Kreuz pattern
US 5 - 3.75 mm
459 - 547 yards (420 - 500 m)
1.20m circumference x 0.32m height
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Kreuz is a cowl worked seamlessly in the round. The yarn overs create diagonal lines that cross each against a purl and knit background.
The textured pattern with some additional lace beautifully covers your neck.
It may be worn as a loop or wrapped around twice. Choose a smooth and lightweight fingering or lace yarn for knitting Kreuz.

This cowl is part of the series Faded Spades. Its name derives from the German word for clubs. It is the second design featuring in the series, featuring simple geometrical forms.

Size
1.20 meters/47 ¼” circumference
0.32 meters/12 ½” height

Materials
1 skein The Fibre Company Meadow or approx. 420 meters/460 yards Light Fingering or Lace Weight Yarn which gives you gauge

Each knitter knits differently, therefore yardage is an estimate.

Sample is shown in colorway Cornflower

Needle
3.75 mm/US 5 circular needle 24 inches

Gauge
19 sts x 33 rows = 10cm/4”, in pattern with needle 3.75 mm/US 5 after blocking

Gauge is not crucial but will have an effect on size and yardage needed.

Notions
tapestry needle, stitch marker

Required Techniques
Cable CO,
Knit and purl stitches,
Increases: yo,
Decreases: ssk, k2tog
Purl Decrease BO.

Skill Level
Beginner

Pattern has been tech edited and test knitted.