Knitting

That's Wrap Cowl

That's Wrap Cowl

Whether you prefer cowls more like infinity scarves or double-wrapped close to your face, Sandi Prosser's That's a Wrap Cowl, in Ultra Alpaca Light, will work for both. Her stitch pattern of traveling cables is flanked by diamond-patterned eyelets.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Width 71/2'' Length 49"

MATERIALS: 3 (50g; 144yd) hanks Berroco Ultra Alpaca Light (50% alpaca, 50% wool) color #4234 Cardinal

Size 6 US (4 mm) knitting needles OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

Cable needle, yarn needle

GAUGE: 28 sts x 29 rows = 4" TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE.

Hooded Cowl

Hooded Cowl

This Hooded Cowl is a great accent piece over any jacket or coat and is particularly good when the weather is undecided. Snow? Just pull up the generous hood and not only are you dry, you're gorgeous too! Knitted in Coralita in an easy rib stitch.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Circumference 44", at widest

MATERIALS: 12 (50g; 27yd) balls Schachenmayr select Coralita (50% wool, 50% polyamide) color #04902 Midnight

Size 19 US (15 mm) 32" circular needle OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

Stitch markers, stitch holders, cable needle, yarn needle

GAUGE: 6 sts x 9 rows/rnds = 4" in pattern.

Heritage Shawl

Heritage Shawl

An overlapping circular design, Heritage Shawl, designed by Cynthia Yanok in Heritage Alpaca, is a wonderful light, drapey accent, whether you're the edgy type or go for a more traditional look.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Length (from back neck to lower edge) 20", Diameter 40", Width (at base of one triangle) 30"

MATERIALS: 1 (250g; 1093yd) cone AC Wood/Knitglobal Heritage Alpaca (100% superfine alpaca) color Rose

Size 8 US (5mm) 60" or longer circular needle OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

24 stitch markers, yarn needle

GAUGE: 16 sts x 24 rows = 4" in St st TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE.

LACE PANEL (multiple of 23 sts)

Angel Bolero

Angel Bolero

Just the right weight to wear U over a tank (to let skin peek through the openwork sleeves) or a contrasting-color long-sleeved top, Therese Chynoweth's Angel Bolero is sure to become one of your go-to pieces. It incorporates a favorite feather and fan stitch, as well as a vine lace pattern, and features a small button closure at the base of the gentle V-neck.

SIZES: Women’s XS (S, M, L, 1X)

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Bust 34 (373/4, 411/4, 45, 481/2)" Length 181/2 (19, 193/4, 201/2, 211/2)"

MATERIALS: 3 (3, 4, 4, 4) (50g; 435yd) balls Bijou Basin Ranch Seraphim (95% angora, 5% viscose) color #28 Denim

Twister Scarf

Twister Scarf

For one of the fullest lace scarves, Twister Scarf uses two yarns - Starbella and Starbella Flirt. This blend not only provides fullness, it also creates a unique color combination.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Length 52" Width 5"

MATERIALS: 1 (100g; 33yd) ball Premier Yarns Starbella (100% acrylic) color #0008 Canyon Sunrise (A)

1 (40g; 24yd) ball Premier Yarns Starbella Flirt (65% polyester, 35% acrylic) color #5006 Moscow (B)

Size 7 US (4.5 mm) knitting needles

Yarn needle, sewing needle and matching thread (optional)