Tectum - Deep Within The Hive Cowl
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tectum - means a cover or shield - it is also the word for cell, as in the cells of the honeycomb.
Pattern is both written and charted - with US and metric equivalents.
A dual sided reversible cowl with different and unique texture on each side.
Works up fast with Jumbo yarn and big needles.
Simple to knit slipped stitch lace pattern. The stitch pattern chart/description seems complex but is truly very simple.
90 yd (82 m) of Jumbo yarn @ 2WPI
~ Sample used 1 hank of Malabrigo Rasta, I highly recommend using the Rasta!
US 17 (12.75 mm) or US 15 (10 mm) Needles
~ I knit tightly, and used US 17/12.75 mm for sample - if you knit loosely try the US 15/10 mm
Blocking wires &/or T-pins
2 (+) pairs of different 1.25” -1.5” (3 - 4 cm) buttons ~ will be sewn together back to back to create ‘anywhere’ buttons
Elastic thread ~ for buttons
Blocked Sample = 9 by 29.5” (23 by 75 cm)
Gauge is not critical, but will affect yardage and size!
For yarn/needle selection = 8 sts = 4” (10 cm)