Marine Layer Set
A marine layer is an air mass that forms over the surface of a large body of water which often creates fog within itself. This collection of quick to knit matching accessories is inspired by this weather pattern.
samples knit with Malabrigo Merino Worsted in Violettas and Orchid (purple set), and Vaa and Vetiver (green set).
Sizes: Mitts - Adult Small (Adult Medium, Adult Large) Cowl and Scarf - One size, Average Adult Woman
Mitts - approximately 5 (6.25, 7.5) inches / 12.5 (15.5, 18.5) cm finished circumference around hand (stretches to fit much larger sizes - my husband could just wear the the adult medium and normally wears a medium to large men’s sized glove)
Cowl - 5.5 inches (13.75 cm) X 27 inches (67.5 cm); about 17 inches (42.5 cm) in circumference when buttoned
Scarf - 5.5 inches (13.75 cm) X 42 inches (105 cm)
Skills Required: Knitting in the round, increasing and decreasing, knitting through the back loop of the stitch.
Yarn weight: Aran (8 wpi)
Gauge: 26 stitches and 40 rounds = 4 inches (10 cm) in stockinette stitch on smaller needles
30 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches in Twisted Rib
Needle size: US 6 - 4.0 mm
Yardage: Main Color (MC): 420 yards (384 m)
Contrast Color (CC): 210 yards (192 m)