Rutland Cowl by Bristol Ivy

Rutland Cowl

Knitting
October 2019
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in st st
US 7 - 4.5 mm
543 yards (497 m)
Circumference: 43” / 109.5 cm
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I love that knitting has such capacity for play, for “what if?”. In this cowl, I wanted to play with off-centre chevrons, and then see what might happen once I filled those in with non-traditional entrelac shapes. It showcases the best of both of knitting’s worlds: it is a fun, playful exploration of technique and graphic design, and it keeps you warm and cosy at the same time.

SIZES
One size

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Circumference: 43” / 109.5 cm
Depth: 13.25” / 33.5 cm

YARN
Stolen Stitches “Nua Worsted” (60% Merino, 20% Yak, 20% Linen; 109 yds / 100 m per 1.76 oz / 50 g); colours:
MC: August Storms (9909); 4 skeins
CC1: Bare Necessities (9914); 1 skein
CC2: Rolling Bales (9908); 1 skein
Approx. Yarn Used: MC: 355 yds / 326 m; CC1 and CC2: 94 yds / 86 m each

NEEDLES & NOTIONS
US size 7 / 4.5 mm circular needle, 32” / 80 cm long
Always use a needle size that gives you the gauge listed, as every knitter’s gauge is unique.
12 each of two different types of markers (hereafter known as xm and ym, note that one ym will be for BOR so should be unique), tapestry needle.

GAUGE
20 sts and 28 rows = 4” /10 cm in St St, blocked