All the Fun of the Fair by Zeens and Roger

All the Fun of the Fair

October 2019
Aran (8 wpi) ?
4.5 mm
4.0 mm (G)
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An aran weight Granny stripe cowl in two sizes. Initially inspired by the big tops of the circus. Go for big with statement colours or keep it small and subtle.

Materials (small):
Three Bears Yarn, aran; 50g/80m/87 yds, 100% Blue Faced Leicester. 2 balls in Blue, 2 balls in pink, 1 ball each in Heather Red, Green, and Ecru
4.5mm hook (US 7) & 4mm (US G-6)

Material (large):
Paintbox Yarns, wool mix aran, 100g/180m/196yds, 50% wool, 50% acrylic in Buttercup Yellow, Dolphin Blue, Lipstick Pink, Mandarin Orange, Pure Black, Sailor Blue, Spearmint Green, Tea Rose, Vanilla Cream, Washed Teal
382 grams used in total. Approx 20 rows to every 100 grams
4.5mm hook (US 7) & 4mm (US G-6)

st(s) stitch(es)
ch chain
ch-sp chain space
clu cluster = 3tr sts
FPtr front post tr
BPtr back post tr
sl st slip stitch
tr treble crochet (US dc)
rep repeat
beg beginning

Finished sizes (depth x circumference):
Small 29 x 32cm / 11.5 x 20 inches
Large 53 x 76cm / 21 x 30 inches


The 3ch at the beginning of rows counts as a stitch.
The main body is worked in one piece and then joined into a round on the last row with ribbed edging worked after the main body.
The pattern is written in UK terms.
Tension is not important for this project.