Day of the Dead Cowl Kit

Finally, a calorie-free way to enjoy sugar skulls for Day of the Dead! This cowl uses a solid and a self-striping yarn for fast and easy colorwork.
SKU: R5332P
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We loved the original cowl so much, we wanted it in more colors! Knit the rainbow-colored skulls on a white background to turn heads wherever you go, or make a subtler statement with the gray background. These new colorways come in Crystal Palace Allegro Aran, a two-ply yarn, and Mochi Plus, a self-striping single-ply yarn. Both yarns are wonderfully soft and can be machine-washed on gentle cycle.

See what's inside the collection:

  • Love of Knitting Fall 2016 Print Issue
  • 2 balls of Crystal Palace Allegro Aran yarn in Charcoal or Ivory
  • 2 balls of Crystal Palace Mochi Plus yarn in Tapestry Rainbow

Love of Knitting Fall 2016
Magazine Issue

Autumn was made for knitting. Our Fall issue wraps you in style every day of the season, whether you're walking to the office, hiking, or lounging by the fireplace. You'll love knitting for everyone in the family, with garments and accessories for women, men, and kids. Learn all the secrets for yarn substitution and crack the code of cable charts. Get your copy today!

Day of the Dead Cowl Knitting Pattern by Tanis Gray
Pattern in Magazine

Tanis Gray's delightful design combines easy stitching and vivid colors. You'll love how this cowl brightens up any outfit. (Shown in original colorway and two new colorways.)

  • 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.
  • Originally Published: Love of Knitting Fall 2016

Crystal Palace Allegro Aran Yarn in Charcoal (gray) or Ivory (white)

Made from super soft wool, this machine washable yarn creates cozy and colorful projects. Enjoy working with two balls of this durable yarn in your chosen colorway, Charcoal (dark gray) or Ivory (white).

Fiber Content: 100% machine-washable merino wool
Skein Size: 50 gram balls - 101 yards

Crystal Palace Mochi Plus Yarn in Tapestry Rainbow

This soft aran weight yarn is self-striping, taking all of the hard work out of colorwork. Cozy and colorful, the Tapestry Rainbow colorway features a fun and wearable array of colors. Work with two balls of this versatile and washable yarn.

Fiber Content: 80% merino wool, 20% nylon
Skein Size: 50 gram balls - 95 yards

Additional Info
Additional Info
SKU R5332P
Product Type Kit
Customer Reviews (1)
5 stars. Lovey yarn, well written pattern
Though I am not a fan of sugar skulls myself, my daughter is...she chose the gray cowl. The kit arrived with a full magazine that contained the pattern. Honestly, I wouldn't have started the project based on the picture in the magazine. I found it too trendy and almost cheap looking. The muted tones of the kit create a subtle pattern and the skulls don't jump out at you. awesome it was to get a full agazine with many other patterns and articles. I definitely will order through here in the future! Review by Constance (Posted on 1/12/2017)
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