Hanami Cowl Set by Michele Bernstein

Hanami Cowl Set

Knitting
May 2011
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
225 yards (206 m)
20” around x 5.5” tall, easily adjustable
This pattern is available for $5.00 USD
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I was inspired to design this cowl and cuffs set by the beautiful Sakura yarn that Knitted Wit dyed as a fundraiser for Japan disaster relief. Sakura is Japanese for cherry blossom, and Hanami is the name for the spring cherry blossom viewing parties.

These items are knit in the round.

I especially like this cowl in a fluffy single ply yarn. The Knitted Wit yarn is no longer available. Malabrigo Merino Worsted would be a good substitute.