Rye cowl and hats by Katya Gorbacheva

Rye cowl and hats

Knitting
September 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in Rye Pattern for the cowl on US 8 (5.0 mm) needle after blocking
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
700 - 1000 yards (640 - 914 m)
Hats: 19 ½” / 50 cm circumference (unstretched); 9 ½” / 24 cm height
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The cowl is designed as a tube, starting with a provisional cast-on and knit in the round so you can graft the beginning stitches to the end stitches to make a perfect tube.
Two beanies are worked in different cable pattern.
SIZE
Hats to fit head circumference:
22 - 23” / 56 - 58 cm
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Hats: 19 ½” / 50 cm circumference (unstretched);
9 ½” / 24 cm height;
Cowl: 30 ½” / 78 cm circumference;
11 ¾” / 30 cm width.
YARN
Shelter by Brooklyn Tweed (100% Wyoming-grown Targhee-Columbia wool; 140 yards / 50 gr)
700 yards / 250 gr total for one hat and the cowl.
168 yards / 60 gr for one hat;
532 yards / 190 gr for the cowl.
Sample shown in Hayloft colorway.
Second hat sample shown in Cork by Lineapiu (95% Merino, 5% Polyamid; 120 yards / 50 gr)
TOOLS
Hats:
• US 6 (4.0 mm) 16” (40cm) circular needle
• US 7 (4.5 mm) 16” (40 cm) circular needle
• US 7 (4.5 mm) set of double-pointed needles (dpns)
Cowl:
• US 8 (5.0 mm) 16” (40cm) circular needle