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Aria & Mini Solid

Aria + Mini Solid Long Cowl

Designed and Knit by Laura Andersson for Crystal Palace Yarns

Inspiration: The softness of Aria, combined with it's unique changes in color & structure 'spoke' of a soft & elegant cowl.
Adding a strand of Mini Solid adds depth to the color changes. This long cowl can be worn long or doubled as shown in the photo.
2 - 50 gr balls Crystal Palace Aria #109 'Carmen'
2- 50 gr balls Crystal Palace Mini Solid #1198 'jet black'
Crystal Palace 26” circular Bamboo Needles: Size 11
1 stitch markers; tapestry needle or crochet hook
Gauge: 3.5 sts/in St st (gauge is not crucial)

beg-beginning; BO- bind off; CO-cast on; cont-continue; inc-increase; PM- place marker; rep-repeat; rs-right side; sl- slip; St st- stockinette stitch; st(s)-stitch(es); ws-wrong side; yo- yarn over

Using size 11 needles and both yarns, cast on 162 sts; join, being careful not to twist; place marker (PM).
K1 rnd.

Patt 1: Seed stitch.
Work 1 rnd of K1, P1; work 1 rnd of P1, K1.
Alternate these two rnds for 2 in.
Patt 2: Staggered eyelets
Rnd 1: *(P2tog, yo, K2), around.
Rnd 2: K
Rnd 3: *(P2, K2tog, YO), around
Rnd 4: P1 *(K around)
repeat these 4 rnds twice.

Now work Patts 1 & 2 again as above; work 1 more repeat of Patt 1.
Bind off in seed st.

Finishing: Work in ends using the crochet hook or tapestry needle

Laura is the owner of Sirius Knitting Publications and can be reached at laura -at- (change the -at- to @ to send email, we do this to help drlaura avoid spam). 
Pattern Copyright 2012 Crystal Palace Yarns/Straw Into Gold, Inc. 
We are happy to share this pattern with knitters. The pattern may be used for non-commercial personal or knitting guild use.
It is not to be used in any publication in print nor should it be reproduced in electronic/digital format without permission.
Shops carrying Crystal Palace Yarns Aria & Mini Solid are welcome to print and share this pattern with customers of our yarns. 

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July 2012