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Designer: Kennedy Berry
Cowl - 23” circumference at top edge and 12” tall
Fingerless Mitts - 7” (8)” circumference and 9.5” long
Yarn: Madelinetosh Pashmina
• 360 yds or 1 skein Faded Chinos, for cowl
• 180 (195) yds or 1 skein Faded Chinos, for mitts
or Elemental Affects Civility Sport Twist
like in this shop sample:
19 sts and 30 rnds = 4” in Cowl Lace pattern on larger needles,
27 sts and 32 rnds = 4” in Twisted Rib on smaller needles, lightly
One US 5 (3.75mm) circular needle, 16 or 24” long, for cowl
One US 2.5 (3mm) circular needle, 32” or longer, for fingerless mitts
Other Suggested Tools: Stitch markers, cable needle, stitch holder or waste yarn, tapestry needle
Suggested Skill Level: Intermediate / AdvancedKennedy Berry often masquerades as a mild mannered knitter, spinner and weaver. When she can’t be found working or teaching at Hill Country Weavers, she moonlights as a masked avenger out to defeat the evil forces of the knitting police. You can find her on ravelry as kleigh.
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Sometimes life just needs a positive bias - try on some rose-tinted glasses and whip up this versatile cowl to give yourself a lift!
length 62” (157.5 cm)
width 10.5” (27 cm)
Rowan Fine Tweed (100% Wool; 98yd/25g).
4 balls color 362 – Hawes (yarn A)
Rowan Kidsilk Haze Stripe (70% Super Kid Mohair, 30% Silk; 460yd/50g).
1 ball color 359 – Chestnut (yarn B)
16 sts and 24 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch.
45 sts and 34 rows = 8.5” in biased rose pattern, hard blocked.
Note: because biased rose pattern creates a bias fabric, gauge in this pattern is approximate.
US 10 (6 mm) straight or short circular needles for working flat
US 10 (6 mm) 40” or longer circular needles for working edging in the round
1 extra needle of same or smaller size to pick up cast on stitches for join
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge.
blocking wires and pins, tapestry needle.
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9" wide x 84" long (Linen Lace)
10" wide x 74" long (Laceweight Ombre)
Prism Euroflax Linen Lace
(100% Linen; 540 yds / 100 g)
1 skein (shown in Sierra)
Freia Handpaints Laceweight Ombre
(75% Wool, 25% Nylon; 645 yds / 75 g)
1 skein (shown in River)
US 6 (4mm) needles
or size needed to obtain gauge
22sts x 30 rows = 4" x 4" (Linen Lace)
24sts x 32 rows = 4" x 4" (Laceweight Ombre)
tapestry needle, blocking wires & pins (optional)
Jared Flood / Brooklyn Tweed
37 (41, 45, 49, 53)" finished garment at chest
Approx. 150 (160, 170, 185, 200) g of worsted weight wool in each Main Color (shown in oatmeal/grey) and Contrast Color (shown as self-striping multi), 100 g worsted wool in Trim Color (show in brown tweed)
4.5 sts & 6 rnds = 1" in stockinette stitch
16" & 32" US 8 (5.0mm) needles
suggested skill level
Adventurous Beginner / Intermediate - This pattern uses steaking for construction of neck and armholes