Day of the Dead Cowl
Skill Level Intermediate
Stranded colorwork forms the sugar skulls on this bright cowl for Día de los Muertos. Instead of changing colors every few rows, let a self-striping yarn do the work! It’s great fun to watch the skulls appear and to guess what color they’ll be.
Designed by Tanis Gray
Yarn Weight 4
Finished Size 26″ circumference and 9¼ ” high.
Yarn Classic Elite Liberty Wool (100% washable wool; 122 yd [112 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #7813 ebony (MC) and #7822 rainbow riot (CC), 2 balls each.
Needles Sizes 5 (3.75 mm) and 7 (4.5 mm): 24″ circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Marker (m); tapestry needle.
Gauge 21 sts and 26 rnds = 4″ in charted patt on larger needle.\