This cowl is inspired by and named after the ageless Ginkgo whose leaves turn golden yellow during fall. The leaf lace works up beautifully in solid, tonal, gradient, or mildly variegated yarns. The pattern is ideal for lace enthusiasts and adventurous knitters who want to try lace knitting. The pattern is both written and charted.
Finished Measurements: Circumference of 48” [122 cm] and height of 10” [25 cm], after wet blocking.
Yarn: The Wool Kitchen BFL Silk (55% Superwash Bluefaced Leicester, 45% Silk; 232 yards [212 meters]/100 grams): New Life (2 balls)
Needles: US sizes 6 (4 mm) and 7 (4.5 mm): 32” (80 cm) circular Or, size needed to obtain gauge.
Notions: Removable stitch markers, tapestry needle or crochet hook to weave in ends, blocking pins/wires.
Gauge: 19 sts and 28 rows = 4" (10 cm) in St st 18 sts and 24 rows = 4” (10 cm) in lace patt, after wet blocking.