Bezold Hat and Cowl by Barbara Benson
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Bezold Hat and Cowl

August 2013
Aran (8 wpi) ?
11 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in knit 1 below pattern, unblocked
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
340 yards (311 m)
Cowl: 22" circumference at lower edge, 20" circumference at upper edge, and 5 1/2" tall; Hat: 18" circumference and 8" tall.
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This pattern makes us of a fairly easy technique to create a complex appearing Bezold Hat and Cowl set. By employing knit one below, you create a fabric that looks strikingly different as color dominance shifts throughout— see tutorial for more information.

  • Finished Sizes Cowl: 22” circumference at lower edge, 20” circumference at upper edge, and 5½“ tall; Hat: 18” circumference and 8” tall.
  • Yarn Quince & Co. Osprey (100% American wool; 170 yd [155 m]/3½ oz 100 g): gingerbread (MC; brown) and chanterelle (CC; tan), 1 skein each (enough for both projects).
  • Needles Size 10½ (6.5 mm): 16” circular (cir) needle and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
  • Notions Marker (m); tapestry needle.
  • Gauge 11 sts and 26 rnds = 4” in patt, unblocked.