Acadia Loop by Elizabeth Smith
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Acadia Loop

Knitting
August 2012
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
135 yards (123 m)
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Acadia Loop is an easy, 1-skein unisex cowl pattern knit in the round. It uses The Fibre Company’s Acadia, a soft, rustic yarn that has beautiful drape.

This pattern includes:

  • detailed instructions
  • photo tutorial on how to do a knitted hem

Because of the tweed texture of this yarn, the simple stitch pattern of the cowl allows the yarn
to take center-stage.The bottom of the cowl uses a knitted hem technique to provide both stability as well as a tailored appearance. This pattern contains visuals to help guide you on how to do this technique.

Named after both the yarn as well as the famous Acadia National Park’s β€œPark Loop Road”, Acadia Loop drapes softly
on the neck and is both rustic and comfy at the same time.

More Information:
Finished Size: approx. 20” (circumference) x 5.5” (height)
Gauge: 20 sts & 32 rws = 4” (after blocking)
Yarn: approx. 135 yds DK-weight yarn, using Acadia by The Fibre Company (60% Merino, 20% Alpaca, 20% Silk; 50g = 145 yds), 1 skein.

Needles and other supplies:
β€’ 16” / 41 cm circular knitting needle in size US 6 / 4 mm or size needed to obtain gauge
β€’ 16” / 41 cm circular knitting needle in size US 5 / 3.75 mm or 1 size smaller than size needed for gauge
β€’ 1 stitch marker
β€’ Tapestry needle or crochet hook to weave in ends