SW 2017 Castilleja Cowl Kit

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Stitches West 2017 Kit for the Castilleja Cowl includes 1 skein of the special show yarn color created by Material Culture Fiber Arts - Indian Paintbrush in her Modern Era base plus the Castilleja Shawl pattern by Meaghan Schmaltz and finally a Camp Yarnover Truck 2017 Project Bag. 

Here are the write-up abut the shawl: 
Growing up, as a Girl Guide, I spent a lot of time outdoors hiking.  One of the only plants I remembered distrinctly was the Indian Paintbrush, Latin name Castilleja. When this Indian Paintbrush colorway came my way, it became only too clear that it deserved to be something as special as that wild plant from my youth.

This cowl is knit flat, starting at the Picot edge, and decreased to the top corner. The cowl is wet-blocked and them seamed post-blocking.

Here are the yarn details:
Weight - Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi)
Yardage - 430 yards (393 meters)
Unit weight - 100 grams (3.53 ounces)
Gauge - 7.0 to 8.0 sts = 1 inch
Needle size - US 0 - 3 or 2 - 3.25mm
Fibers - 75% Merino 15% Nylon (Polyamide) 10% Tencel (Lyocell)


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