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Designer: Kathy Bateman
Sizes: Approximately 7” x 49” (7” x 60”). Shown in shorter length.
Habu N-6B Root Sizing Silk in:
• 2 (3) balls color 4, purple
• 2 (3) balls color 6, green
• 1 (2) ball(s) color 1, orange
And Habu A-32D Silk Mohair Hand-Dyed Kasuri in:
• 1 (2) balls color 59, purple
• 1 (2) balls color 202, green
• 1 (1) ball color 205, red
Gauge: 20 sts x 26 rows = 4" x 4" in stockinette stitch, after blocking.
Recommended Needles: US 7 (4.5mm) circular needles, 40" or longer
Other Suggested Tools: Stitch Marker, Tapestry Needle, Blocking Pins
Suggested Skill Level: Advanced Beginner (must be comfortable using stitch markers and slipping stitches)
Kathy Bateman believes you can wear silly hats and be a productive member of society at the same time. By day she works and teaches knitting classes at Hill Country Weavers. By night she entertains her daughter, husband & bunnies. In 2001 Kathy started www.PlatypusDreams.com to share her love of knitting for the entertainment of all humanity. Fellow crafters can find Kathy and Platypus Dreams on Ravelry as platypusdreams.
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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