Surround yourself with the lusciouness of huge poppies even in the coldest moments of the year.
Technique: Knit (felt or not)
Skill Level: Cowl, Easy; Poppies, Intermediate
For Size: Cowl Height 9" (22.5cm) [13" (32.5cm)] and Circumference 42" (105cm) (finished sizes may vary slightly with yarn choice, needle size and gauge); Poppies diameter 8" (20cm) and stem 2" (5cm) or desired length
For Cowl, 380 yds (348m) Worsted Weight Yarn; for Poppies, Worsted Weight Yarn, 1 ball or skein in each of light green, raspberry, pink, dark aubergine or dark brown (if felting, use Worsted Weight Feltable Yarn), and 1 ball or skein of a lighter gauge dark aubergine or dark brown (feltable, if felting)
Yarn Used As Pictured: For Cowl, 2 skeins Red Barn Yarn Worsted Weight (85% Wool, 15% Mohair; 190 yds (174m) per 4 oz (113g)) in Nora No. 7; for Poppies, Stonehedge Fiber Mill Shepherd's Wool (100% Merino Wool; 250 yds (229m) per 4 oz (113g)), 10 yds (9m) Spring Green, 125 yds (114m) each of Raspberry and Zinnia Pink, 10 yds (9m) Midnight Lake and 10 yds (9m) of fingering weight Midnight Lake
Gauge: Cowl, 16 sts and 6 rows = 4" (10cm) in stockinette stitch; Poppies, gauge is not critical
Suggested Needle/Hook Size:
For Cowl, US 10 (6mm) Needles; for Poppies, US 6 (4mm) Double Point Needles
You Will Also Need:
For Cowl, and a Tapestry Needle, sewing needle, and like-colored nylon beading thread; for Poppies, Locking Stitch Markers (to use as stitch holders), a Darning Needle and 28-gauge brass wire, a sewing needle and like-colored nylon beading thread
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