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Boplicity Cowl in Boliviana

There is something about knitting with wool. It plays well on the needles and has this squish factor. Boliviana is a merino wool from Bolivia. Each 100 g skein contains 191 yards and works up at a worsted gauge. There are 31 colors to choose from for your next project and the options are almost limitless.  I went with Fair Isle. It is a heavy enough gauge the project goes quickly.  There is enough yardage to do 2 cowls if you reverse the colors. Cowls are a great way to try Fair Isle since it is in the round and there is no shaping. Materials - 1 skein each in 2 colors of Boliviana (100% Merino Wool - 191 yds/100 g) - shown in MC [15 (Mallard Blue)] & CC [29 (Olive Oil)] - US 9 Circular needle (16-20") - Stitch marker - Yarn needle Measurments: Approx 21" circumference and 9" long Gauge: 4.5 sts = 1"  Abbreviations: K - Knit P - Purl Cast on 96 sts Join in round, careful not to twist Place stitch marker to mark beginning of