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Swans Island Olivia Cowl Kit $32.00
 
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The basketweave stitch is really a "tromp l'oeil" technique that only uses knits and purls but appears to create an over and under woven texture. I think it appears much more complex than it truly is. This version puts a new twist on the whole concept: the stitch pattern is still worked in traditional back and forth rows, but has a simple bias slant built into the fabric, so the texture appears to be worked on the diagonal instead of straight. The bias effect gives this cowl a lovely drape. Worked with only 1 skein, this little project is such fun to knit, it would make a great take-along project for a weekend trip.

Technique: Knit
Skill Level: Easy
For Size: 6.75" wide x 41" circumference
This Kit Includes: 1 skein of a Swans Island Natural Colors 100% Organic Worsted Merino Wool, the pattern is a download with kit purchase
Gauge: 4.5 sts x 6.5 rows = 1" in Bias Basketweave Pattern
Suggested Needle/Hook Size (not included): US 8 (5mm) Needles
You Will Also Need (not included: smooth scrap yarn and an H/8 (5mm) Crochet Hook (for provisional cast on), and a Darning/Tapestry Needle

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This product was added to our catalog on Friday, December 14, 2012.
             
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