Móin

Knitting
October 2019
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
198 - 390 yards (181 - 357 m)
Small (Large)
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Móin (the Irish for peat) is a cowl worked in two colours, with a cable motif worked over a striped garter stitch background. The pattern is worked in the round, and is written in two sizes. The cable is inspired by classic rope cables that often feature on Aran designs.

SIZES
Small (Large)
Sample is shown in large size.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Circumference:
22 (30.75)” / 56 (78) cm
Depth: 8 (11.5)“ / 20 (29) cm

YARN
Stolen Stitches ‘Nua Worsted’ (60% Merino, 20% Yak, 20% Linen; 109 yds / 100 m per 1.76 oz / 50 g); colours:
MC: Unexpected Macaw (9904); 1 (2) skeins
CC: Late Night Blues (9911); 1 (2) skeins
Approx. Yarn Used: MC: 108 (217) yds / 99 (198) m; CC: 90 (188) yds / 86 (173) m

NEEDLES & NOTIONS
US size 6 /4 mm circular needle, 24”/ 60 cm long
Always use a needle size that gives you the gauge listed, as every knitter’s gauge is unique.
Removable markers, tapestry needle, scissors, cable needle (cn).

GAUGE
18 sts and 40 rows = 4”/ 10 cm in Garter Stitch, in the round, blocked.
Cable measures 1.5” / 4 cm at widest point.