The Bonnie Bandit by The Knit Cafe Toronto

The Bonnie Bandit

August 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 55 rows = 4 inches
in stitch pattern as discribed in the pattern
US 4 - 3.5 mm
437 yards (400 m)
circumference 36cm(14”), length at longest point 38cm (15”)
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Don’t go robbin’ the stagecoach in this cowl because it will make an impression on any witnesses. Instead use it in the spring and the autumn to keep the chill out. This neck warmer was designed not only for panache but to be practical. The shape makes it a super-duper neck hugger! The deep V in the front keeps your décolletage cozy even when your jacket falls open and the narrow back of the neck fits like a glove without any extra bulk. No drafts here!
The “bandana” shape pays homage to outlaw style but the colour blending confectionary is completely
au courant. We used Hedgehog Fibres Sock yarn in three different colours graduated from darkest to lightest to accentuate the shawls stitch pattern and shaping.
The cowl is worked flat starting at the neck centre front and worked with increases to create the V shape and then joined into a round to establish the cowl construction. It is finished with a sturdy i-cord bind off. Yeehaw!

100 gr/ 400m of fingering weight yarn. Shown in Hedgehog Fibres Sock 130m of each colour. Colours A Oracle, B Potlock, C Zepher.
3 stitch markers
3.5mm, 60 cm long circular needles.
Size: circumference 36cm(14”), length at longest point 38cm (15”)
Gauge: 24 sts and 55 rows/10 cm knit in pattern unblocked.