Ninety Degrees by Elizabeth Elliott
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Ninety Degrees

December 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32.4 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in stranded colourwork in the round on larger needles
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
585 - 645 yards (535 - 590 m)
25.5 in/65cm top circumference, 30 in/76cm bottom circumference, 16 in/40.5cm deep
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Speckles and solids and colourwork combine in this deep, generous cowl. Corrugated ribbing flows into a geometric colourwork pattern with shifting foreground and background, flowing back into corrugated ribbing. The size provides warming coverage, while shaping ensures that your cowl will sit nicely around your neck. Pattern is charted only. To make Ninety Degrees, you will need to know how to knit, purl, work in the round, do stranded colourwork, and read charts.


  • Backyard Fiberworks Meadow Light: 1 skein Marmalade + 1 skein Stormcloud


  • US 2.5/3.0mm 24 in/60cm circular, or size needed to get gauge
  • US2/2.75mm 24 in/60cm circular, or one size smaller than gauge needle


  • 2 stitch markers
  • yarn needle