Tanzanite by Sarah Shepherd


November 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in knit in the round, in stockinette stitch, on larger needle, after blocking
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
443 yards (405 m)
One size

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This design is one of the 12 modern, minimalist patterns featured in JEWELS, the third book in the European Nature series by Making Stories which combines ethically and environmentally-friendly made yarns with modern, minimalist knitwear designs. JEWELS is available through our webshop and selected stockists.


Shorter days, longer nights, colder winds - and a cowl to keep us warm. Around our neck, once, twice, over our head; designed to
beautifully marry form and function with a crossed stitch pattern that not only stands out, but also creates an extra-warm fabric. Knit up
in inimitable Retrosaria’s Beiroa, the Tanzanite cowl takes you from crisp, early mornings to late nights out in town.


Finished cowl circumference: 120 cm / 47”
Finished cowl height: 22.5 cm / 9”


Retrosaria Beiroa DK (100% Portuguese wool; 250 metres / 273 yards per 100 g)

405 metres / 440 yards

Sample shown is knit in colourway 740.