Cotton Puffs by Briony Mannering

Cotton Puffs

Knitting
June 2018
Sport (12 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 15 rows = 4 inches
US 8 - 5.0 mm
492 - 547 yards (450 - 500 m)
One Size
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cotton puffs is a triangular shawl, knit from the top down. Using a fantastic Magic Garter Tab Cast On, gentle increases take place, creating the triangle.
Just like little puffs of cotton as they sit on the bush, the Cotton Puff stitch adds texture and interest as you knit.
cotton puffs is best knit to gauge as the cotton content of the yarn means it will not block as big as a 100% wool yarn.

Sizes: One Size.
Wingspan: 160cm (63 inches) Depth 66cm (26 inches)
Yarn: Sportweight / 5ply
Shown in: Great Ocean Road Woollen Mill 50% Merino / 50% Cotton
Yardage: 450m - 500m
Shown Sample: 450 meters (492 yards)
Needles: 5.00mm circular needles (US size 8)
(suggested: circular needles with a cable length of at least 80cm/32 inches)
Notions: stitch markers, darning needle for sewing in ends, pins/blocking wires
Gauge: 17sts and 15 rows / 10cm (4 inches) in pattern. As this yarn has a high cotton component, swatching is highly recommended. You may need to go up one or two needles sizes to match given gauge.

Pattern notes: cotton puffs is a triangular shaped shawl. The pattern is written for Sport weight yarn, and one size. The pattern sees you casting on with the Magic Garter Tab cast on and knitting the triangular. A “cotton puff” is created with elongated stitches, which is repeated closely together for the border.
You will need to know how to work basic stitches, and a link to a blog post for the Magic Garter Tab cast on is provided.

The pattern is written.
This pattern has been professionally Tech Edited and test knit.