Weston Loop by Carina Spencer

Weston Loop

Knitting
October 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in blocked garter stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
455 yards (416 m)
one size
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An elegant and cozy cowl inspired by the stitch patterns and striping of traditional Shetland Haps.

If a shawlette is more your style check out my Weston Cowlette.

SKILL LEVEL
Intermediate

SIZES + MEASUREMENTS
Pattern is written for one size to fit an adult. Sample is shown on a 5’4” model who wears a size small t-shirt.
NECK OPENING: 24” 61 cm
HEM OPENING: 35 1/2” 90 cm
LENGTH: ~12” 30.5 cm

MATERIALS
YARN: in fingering weight yarn:
C1 - 110 yds 100 m
C2 - 70 yds 64 m
C3 - 70 yds 64m
C4 - 70 yds 64 m
C5 – 135 yds 123 m

Sample was knit with Harrisville Yarns Shetland; (100% virgin wool; 217 yds/50 g) in Walnut (C1), Hemlock (C2), Grass (C3), Peacock (C4), and Suede (C5).

NEEDLES: 20” circular needle in US 3 3.25 mm and 6 4 mm OR size required to obtain gauge, and needles three sizes larger.

NOTIONS: stitch markers, needle for weaving ends.

GAUGE
22 sts and 48 RNDS = 4” 10 cm in garter stitch using US 3 3.25 mm or smaller needle.

TECHNIQUES + STITCHES
cast on & bind off
knit & purl
knitting in the round
picking up stitches
working lace from written or charted directions
decrease (k2tog, ssk, p2tog)
increase (YO)