Bancau

Knitting
April 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in ribbing
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
164 - 301 yards (150 - 275 m)
todler, child-teenager, adult
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Bancau is a set of hat and cowl.

Bancau is an occitan word. It means this sort of benches used for farming, made with stone walls in hills (as you can see in the last picture)

Its ribbing stitch pattern is really easy and it is knitted quickly.

Bancau exists in 3 sizes:

  • todler (2-6 years)
  • child-teenager (8-12 years)
  • adult

You will need : 160 (220/300) yards of worsted yarn.


Bancau est un ensemble col-bonnet.

Bancau est un mot occitan qui désigne les terrasses soutenues par des murs de pierres et cultivées, sur les terrains en pente (voir la dernière photo).

Son motif de côtes est très facile et le tricot monte vite.

Bancau est disponible en 3 tailles :

  • petit enfant (2-6 ans)
  • grand enfant (8-12 ans)
  • adulte

Il vous faudra : 150 (200/275) mètres de laine worsted.