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July 2013
Aran / 10 ply (8 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches in stranded colourwork
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
306 yards (280 m)
The finished cowl measures 25cm/10" high and 58cm/23" around.
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The cowl uses a stitch pattern adapted from the Sylvia cardigan, based on Chippendale trellis with Norwegian style motifs. The use of travelling colourwork as a design feature independent of shaping needs was inspired by the wonderful work of fellow designer, Kieran Foley.

The book includes illustrated tutorials for stranded colourwork and the increases used in this pattern.

Errata: (Print book only)
The following cells in the chart should include a k2tog symbol:

  • Line 22, column 13

  • Line 23, column 12

  • Line 24, column 11

  • Line 25, column 10