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The Carillon Cloche was designed to feature an abalone shawl pin by JUL. It combines the structure and subdued tweediness of Leinen Los with the soft halo and glorious colors of Kid-Seta. Both yarns are held doubled throughout.
The brim is worked flat, on the bias, in half linen stitch; careful use of increases and decreases allows the brim to naturally form the classic “bell” shape of a cloche. The body is worked in stockinette stitch from picked-up stitches. Thoughtful decreases in the crown ensure a smooth silhouette.
The band is worked flat in half-linen stitch, in four vibrant hues. Choose two light colors and two dark colors for best results. The sample was worked in light turquoise, dark teal, purple, and hot pink. The finished band is sewn in place.
My sample used 1.25 balls (about 410 yards) of Leinen Los, and less than 50 yards each of the four different colors of Kid-Seta.
SKILL LEVEL: Experienced
SIZE AND MATERIALS:
Featured Yarns: (for MC) Leinen Los by Schoppel-Wolle, 70% Wool, 30% Linen - 328 yds / 100g (shown in Color #8495), 2 balls (held doubled). (for Bow) Kid-Seta by Schulana, 70% Mohair, 30% Silk - 231 yds / 25g (shown in Colors #81 “Turquoise” CC1, #16 “Dark
Teal” CC2, #19 “Magenta” CC3, and #03 “Deep Rose”
CC4), less than 1 ball of each color (yarns held doubled).
addi Needle: 3.5 mm (approx US #4) circular needle and/or DPNs or size needed to obtain gauge
Additional Notions: JŪL circular shawl pin; stitch markers;
tapestry needle; waste yarn.
All yarn and needles distributed by skacel collection, Inc.
22 sts and 44 rows = 4” x 4” with MC (doubled) in HLS swatch
20 sts and 28 rows = 4” x 4” with MC (doubled) in St st
20 sts and 40 rows = 4” x 4” with CCs (doubled) in HLS
To save time, check your gauge and read all instructions thoroughly before beginning.
Note: The Brim is worked flat, in a modified Half Linen Stitch (to allow it to curve), the ends are grafted together, then stitches are picked up along the inner curve, and the Body and Crown are worked in the round.