Acadia Loop by Elizabeth Smith
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Acadia Loop

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 “Park 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:
• 16” / 41 cm circular knitting needle in size US 6 / 4 mm or size needed to obtain gauge
• 16” / 41 cm circular knitting needle in size US 5 / 3.75 mm or 1 size smaller than size needed for gauge
• 1 stitch marker
• Tapestry needle or crochet hook to weave in ends