“Variety’s the very spice of life, that gives it all it’s flavour.” - William Cowper This is a fun cowl perfect for gifting. The Spice of Life is worked in the round from the bottom up. It has ruche, textured, lace sts, and a bit of beading. You may make it any size you like or use the guidelines in the pattern. It is a great pattern for any weight yarn, the details for fingering, DK, and worsted are provided. Solid, tonal, variegated, gradient, sparkle…you are good to go. You could even combine different yarns and colours for a truly piquant cowl! approx. yarn amounts: fingering- 300 - 600 yds/275 - 550m DK - 200 - 400 yds/180 - 365m worsted - 200 - 400 yds/ 180 - 365m (these may change with yarn type and needle size) approximate size: 8 -10 inches (20 - 22cm) height and 22/48 inches (56/122 cm) circ. (varies with yarn, needles, and gauge) Beads (optional) approx. 150 beads to fit your yarn weight.