Orangerie by Skeinwalker Knits

Orangerie

by Skeinwalker Knits
Knitting
June 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
13.3 stitches and 34.3 rows = 4 inches
in stitch pattern
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
197 yards (180 m)
One; easily customisable.
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Hues of orange, pink, coral, tangerine… A very slight touch of mauve… These make me think of peaches. Then immediately follow other images of summer: golden wheat fields dotted with bright red poppies, strolling through orchards full of promises, listening to crickets singing their song in the warmth of the day, lounging on a quiet garden patio… With the Orangerie cowl, I wanted to capture all these images and memories.
The Orangerie cowl is worked in an all-over pattern of interlacing lace stitches. The lightweight yarn and the openness of the lace give the cowl an airy and delicate quality.
This cowl will for sure add a touch of sophistication and flair to your summery outfits.

Yarn:
Chestnut Cabin Cotton Cloud (Fingering; 50% Merino, 50% Cotton; 400 meters / 437 yards per 100 grams); 1 skein; sample uses 45 grams in colour Sunset.

Needles:
3 mm (US size 2.5) 80 cm / 32 inches circular needle or size to obtain gauge.

Gauge:
24 stitches and 30 rows = 10 cm / 4 inches in Stockinette stitch, unblocked.
13.3 stitches and 34.3 rows = 10 cm / 4 inches in stitch pattern B, blocked.
12 sts and 12 rows = 9 cm / 3.54 inches wide and 3.5 cm / 1.38 inches tall over one repeat of stitch Pattern B, blocked.
Note: obtaining the gauge given is not crucial but will affect the finished size and the yardage needed.

Notions:
Stitch markers: 1 in colour A (beginning of round marker), 10 in colour B (optional). Tapestry needle. Blocking pins.

Size:
One; easily customisable.

Final Measurements:
Circumference (c) 98 cm / 38.5 inches, height (h) 23.5 cm / 9.25 inches.

Skill level:
Basic stitches, increases, (double) decreases including a purled double decrease (video tutorials given). Stitch pattern requiring some attention due to asymmetry on some rounds. Patterning on all rounds. Elastic BO (video tutorial given).

Pattern notes:
This pattern is worked in the round.
Suggestions are given to customise the pattern.
Charts and written instructions are provided as well as clear video tutorials for the used stitches.

Pattern support:
For questions about this pattern, please PM me on Ravelry or send me an email. Contact details are provided.

Thank you note:
I’d like to send a big thank you to my truly awesome test knitters on Ravelry: hippyarnaddict, knordicknitter, LilyDixon, mcstribling, sheoguey! Thanks a lot for your time and dedication, for helping me make this pattern even better and for showing how the pattern would look like with different yarns!