Sassier than a snood, comelier than a cowl, cuter than a capelet-this easy and elegant lace confection is surprisingly warm. Sparkling beads crocheted at the edge give a bit of weight for ease of wearing.
Designer: Reneé Barnes
Finished Size: 27″ long, 28″ circumference at top, 64″ circumference around bottom edge. One size fits most.
Yarn: Filatura Di Crosa Zara Centolavaggi (100% extrafi ne merino superwash; 1531 yd [1400 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #1468 heather gray, 2 hanks. Yarn distributed by Tahki-Stacy Charles Inc.
Hook Sizes: E/4 (3.5 mm), C/2 (2.75 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions: Yarn needle; 40 beads; large-eye beading needle.
Gauge: 2 patt reps = 3″; 7 rnds = 4″.