Liberty by Ela Torrente


January 2016
Aran (8 wpi) ?
14.25 stitches and 25.5 rows = 4 inches
in pattern stitch with larger needles, after blocking
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
510 yards (466 m)
50" [127 cm] circumference and 10½" [26.5 cm] deep
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Leaf and garter stitch—we’ll never tire of these stitch combinations. The shapes and textures of the stitches in Ela Torrente’s Liberty cowl beg to be touched and worn. In Aran-weight Osprey, this piece is a substantial guard against the chilly wind, with a length that allows for wearing looped once or twice around the neck as needed.

barolo 146 / 3 skeins

32” circular in sizes US 9 and 10½ / 5.5 and 6.5 mm

16 sts and 24 rnds = 4½“ / 11.5 cm wide and 3¾” / 9.5 cm tall in pattern stitch with larger needles, after blocking

skills required
Long-tail cast on (link provided); increasing, decreasing, working in the round. Charts and line-by-line instructions included.