Dark MOFO Cowl by Dear Pru

Dark MOFO Cowl

July 2022
Bombed Yarns 8 ply Merino
DK (11 wpi) ?
24 stitches = 4 inches
in stranded colourwork
US 7 - 4.5 mm
437 - 492 yards (400 - 450 m)
one size fits most
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The Dark MOFO Cowl is a stranded colourwork cowl worked in two custom colours by Bombed Yarns with a steeked button band opening. It was designed to introduce three key skills for successful colourwork knitting:

✔️Reading stranded colourwork charts
✔️Colour dominance
✔️ Steeking

The pattern subtly evokes the insignia Hobart’s alternative Arts Festival, held every winter. The smoky, berry tones of the design were inspired by Smoke Bush or Cotinus coggygria which produces dramatic, purple, smoke-like foliage.

4.5 mm 40cm circular knitting needle
Main Colour (MC): 1 x White Gum Wool 8 ply Superfine Merino (100% Tasmanian Merino, 236m per 100g) in Natural or equivalent
Contrast Colour (CC): 1 x Bombed Yarns 8 ply Merino (100% Tasmanian Merino, 236m per 100g) in I Dyed @ Dark MOFO or equivalent
4 buttons 15- 20mm
Basic toolkit: stitch marker, scissors, tapestry needle

About the Designer:

Dear Pru
Pru Raymond is a qualified educator and creative who has been knitting since childhood. Knitting is her daily mindfulness practice, a creative outlet and an act of craftivism. She looks forward to her knitting workshops as a space for people to expand social and neural connections through creating.