Ribbon Candy by Carolyn Bloom

Ribbon Candy

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Knitting
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in Brioche
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
600 - 675 yards (549 - 617 m)
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Ribbon Candy combines brioche stitch and intarsia to create a bold, vertical color block effect. The distinct, woven channels of color that result from merging these two techniques will draw the eye and delight the knitter. The cowl begins with an i-cord foundation. Then stitches for the Body are picked along the edge of the i-cord and worked with i-cord edges before ending with an i-cord bind off. Tutorials for working in brioche and intarsia, as well as i-cord, are included with the pattern.

Finished Measurements:
Circumference: 52” / 132 cm Height: 7 ½“ / 19 cm

Suggested Yarn:
Madelinetosh Tosh DK, pictured in Rainwater, Hosta Blue and Conference Call

Needles:
US 7 (4.5 mm)
US 9 (5.5 mm) for i-cord

Gauge:
20 sts and 22 counted rows (44 worked rows) = 4” in Brioche stitch, using smaller needles

Notions:
2 stitch markers, size I-9 (5.5 mm) crochet hook, waste yarn, tapestry needle, pins and blocking mat (optional)

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