Radost by Ysolda Teague


September 2018
Aran (8 wpi) ?
11.5 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 10 - 6.0 mm
7.0 mm
275 yards (251 m)
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Perfect for keeping your neck warm on windy days without having to worry about the ends of a shawl or scarf coming loose. Radost is worked from the top down, starting with a neat folded edge worked using a provisional cast on. It knits up quickly with small sections of garter and brioche stitch and makes a great first brioche project. Increases at the centre front create a flattering and cosy bandana shape — it looks a bit strange flat but drapes perfectly when worn. Shown in Cyrano from De Rerum Natura, a round, 5ply structured yarn that creates well-defined stitches and deeply textured ribs.

275 yds / 250m aran weight yarn

Shown in De Rerum Natura Cyrano (100% merino wool, 150m/164yds, 100g) in Doré

Finished circumference at top: 25 1/2” / 64cm
Finished circumference at bottom: 34” / 86cm
Finished length at centre back: 10 1/2” / 26cm

Helpful Links
Knitting the Radost Cowl
Crochet provisional cast-on