Tanana Roses Knit Pattern

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A beautiful stranded knit cowl pattern that will leave you claiming, 'One more row!' 

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A note from the designer:
For one glorious week in June near the Solstice, wild roses of the Tanana Valley open to the world. Their sweet scent intoxicates the air, and everyone smiles more, laughs more and loves more as we wrap ourselves with the beauty of Summer. This is the time to breathe deeply and fill our hearts and bodies with Summer’s gifts to carry with us into darker, colder times. 

Alaska is famous for Her long, dark winters, and these fleeting moments of summer are all the more sweet because of them. This cowl is for my loved ones in Alaska and anyone who may need a reminder of that gift when Winter begins to feel long.

Suggested yarn:
Bad Sheep Yarn Sport; 100% Superwash Merino Wool; 328 Yards; 100 grams. 

Pick colorways that are high in contrasting colors or use ones that are not highly variegated so that all your hard stitch work doesn't get lost! Pictured are the colorways Elinor and Incandescently Happy.

Yarn yardage and weight:
Cowl 1: MC 560 yds, CC 290 yds

Cowl 2: MC 850 yds, CC 290 yds

Sport (category 2)

Gauge: Blocked: 28 stitches and 37 rows in 10cm/4in Tanana Roses Chart 1 knit in the round, blocked

Needles and Notions: US 3/ 3.25mm circular needles, spare set of needles same gauge or smaller to pick up provisional cast on, US G/ 4.25mm crochet hook, optional stitch markers for marking chart pattern repeats, darning needle,

Cowl 1 - 30in/73.5cm circumference 

Cowl 2 - 57in/145 circumference