Fairmount Fibers, Ltd.
U.S. Distributor of Manos del Uruguay Yarns
Envira (2016K)
Envira (2016K)
Envira (2016K)

Envira (2016K)

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  • Designer
    Sarah Solomon
  • Finished Size
    Finished Circumference: 24 (50)”
    Height: 10¼” Cowl shown measures 24”.
  • Yarn
    Silk Blend, shown in 3218 Silver (3 (6) sk), 300X Topaz (1 sk), 3208 Cherry Blossom (1 sk), 300G Coffee (1 sk)
  • Notions
    stitch marker
    tapestry needle
    waste yarn and size US G-6/4mm crochet hook for provisional cast-on
  • Gauge
    24 sts and 31 rnds = 4” in Color Chart.
  • Needle Size
    US 6/4mm ndl: two 24” circulars, or size needed to obtain gauge.
  • Notes
    – Cowl begins with a provisional cast-on. The color char t is worked in the rnd from the bottom up after which the piece continues in a solid color. The provisional stitches are picked up and joined to the live stitches with three needle bind-off.
    – This colorwork pattern has larger gaps between colors than in most traditional colorwork designs. Because the piece is fully lined there’s no need to be concerned with the long floats that are created. In addition, the smooth nature of the yarn is better maintained if you do not trap the wool when working the color char t. In the sample, trapping was only used when carrying the colors up the length of the cowl to periodically secure the strands behind the first stitch of the round. If you prefer, you can simply cut and rejoin each color as it is needed.