Patience Cowl Advent KAL by Maddie Harvey
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Patience Cowl Advent KAL

Knitting
November 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 45 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking stitch after blocking
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
465 - 580 yards (425 - 530 m)
Medium (Large) depth is customisable
This pattern is available for £4.00 GBP buy it now

I love Advent … I think I might even like it more than Christmas day itself! There’s something special about the anticipation, and the waiting, which is why the pattern is called Patience

Work on a section of your cowl every day on the run up to Christmas: it will seem like such a little thing, but if you spend a small amount of time each day, you will have created a wonderful knitted accessory by the 25th December.

Designed especially with mini-skein advent calendars in mind, the Patience Cowl will work equally well with larger or smaller mini-skeins or with leftover yarn (5g, 10g or 20g mini-skeins). It is fab for fade-effect yarns, speckles or variegated yarn too.

Construction
Patience is a striped cowl worked in the round, beginning with a band of 2x2 rib. For the main body of the cowl, two-thirds is worked in stocking stitch and one-third in a ‘swirl’ of reverse stocking stich that moves around the cowl as you progress. The one-round striping of the mini-skeins creates a wonderful fade effect.

Come and join in the Advent fun in the Maddie Harvey Designs’ Ravelry Group