SHEAR­LING COWL

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There’s noth­ing like fake fur to make you feel ex­tra-spe­cially snug when the tem­per­a­ture drops! Cir­ilia’s cowl is lined with soft, fluffy shear­lingstyle yarn for max­i­mum cosi­ness!

OFF­SET RIB PAT­TERN (mul­ti­ple of 4 sts; 18-round re­peat) Rounds 1-9: *K3, p1; rep from * to end. Rounds 10-18: *P1, k1, p2; re­peat from to end. Re­peat rounds 1-18 for off­set rib.

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COWL Us­ing a cro­chet hook and waste yarn, cre­ate a pro­vi­sional cast on (a cro­chet chain) of 116 sts. (Try this on­line tu­to­rial you’re un­sure: bit.ly/1Qr0Iz4) Change to Taupe. Join for work­ing in the round, be­ing care­ful not to twist your sts. Place marker for the be­gin­ning of the round. Knit 1 rnd. Next round: Change to off­set rib (see stitch pat­tern be­low left); work un­til piece mea­sures ap­prox­i­mately 35.5cm (14in) from the be­gin­ning, end­ing with round 9 or 18 of pat­tern. Knit 1 rnd, cut yarn. Next round: Change to Nat­u­ral and (knit ev­ery round); work un­til piece mea­sures 66cm (26in) from the

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st be­gin­ning, then cut yarn. Change to Taupe and knit

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rnd.

MAKING UP With RS fac­ing, care­fully un­ravel pro­vi­sional cast on and place sts on spare nee­dle. Fold cowl in half at be­gin­ning of Nat­u­ral and, us­ing kitch­ener st, graft live sts to sts from pro­vi­sional cast on. Block as de­sired. This pat­tern is taken from Mag­pies, Home­bod­iesand No­mads (RRP £16.99) by Cir­ilia Rose, pub­lished by STC.

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