Bramen Cowl by Nancy Marchant

Bramen Cowl

Knitting
March 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 46 rows = 4 inches
in tuck stitch pattern
US 6 - 4.0 mm
284 yards (260 m)
Circumference: 57cm [22½in] Length: 23cm [9in]

Tuck stitches create a cosy, reversible fabric that is fun to knit.

You can purchase Boost Your Knitting from Arnall-Culliford Knitwear and for £30.00 (which includes worldwide shipping) you will receive digital photo tutorials and patterns each month, along with a copy of the print book in September 2019. The complete programme consists of twelve tutorials and patterns in pdf and print format, video tutorials and a 10% discount code for the Arnall-Culliford Knitwear online shop (not valid on kits, and not valid in conjunction with any other offer).

The Bramen Cowl is the first pattern in Arnall-Culliford Knitwear’s new Boost Your Knitting programme.

SIZE
To fit average adult
Cowl circumference: 57cm [22½in]
Length: 23cm [9in]

YARN
Schoppel Wolle Gradient (DK weight; 100% wool; 260m per 100g ball)
Stone Washed (1535) 1 x 100g ball (see pattern instructions for how to divide your ball)

NEEDLES AND NOTIONS
1 set 4mm [US 6] circular knitting needles, 60cm [20in] long, or size needed to match tension
Stitch markers
Tapestry needle

TENSION
14 sts and 46 rounds to 10cm [4in] over blackberry tuck stitch pattern, after washing and blocking

PATTERN NOTES
This cowl uses one ball of a gradient yarn, divided into two unequal portions to create a handy reversible cowl. It commences with a two-colour long-tail cast on, before the body of the cowl is worked in a quadruple tuck stitch pattern that is reminiscent of blackberries (Bramen is Dutch for blackberries). The cowl is cast off using Elizabeth Zimmermann’s sewn cast-off method (also known as stem stitch, half hitch or outline stitch cast off).

PHOTO TUTORIALS
The ebook contains the following photo tutorials:
Two-colour long-tail cast-on method
Tuck stitch fabrics
Sewn cast-off method

VIDEO TUTORIALS
The following video tutorials will be found on our website and YouTube channel from 1st March 2019:
Two-colour long-tail cast-on method
Tuck stitch fabrics
Sewn cast-off method