Tregrensa (tree line) by Suzie Blackman

Tregrensa (tree line)

December 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
31 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in stranded colourwork
US 3 - 3.25 mm
413 yards (378 m)
One size (32 x 29cm flat)
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A cosy cowl in a striking stranded design inspired by Scandinavian mountain landscape.
The pattern uses 12 semi-solid or gently variegated shades, and draws influence from a variety of colourwork traditions.


We have teamed up three super awesome UK dyers to offer kits for Tregrensa supporting Ausralia wildfire relief, all of which include 12 miniskeins and the pattern.

Felt Fusion are creating a dyed-to-order kit supporting Fire Relief Fund for First Nations Communities.
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Hooking Marvellous are offering pre-order kits, also supporting Fire Relief Fund for First Nations Communities.
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RiverKnits have put together a pattern kit from the stunning selection of over 70 stock shades of British wool miniskeins
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Skill level

Enthusiast ●●●○
Suitable for knitters comfortable working in-the-round, following charts and simple stranded colourwork/Fair Isle techniques. The stranded rows are two-colour, with floats spanning no more than seven stitches.

Alternative yarns

Suitable for any 4 ply/sock/fingering weight yarn with a smooth texture and springy quality. If using a mixture of different yarns, match texture and use similar fibre blends.


This pattern calls for twelve solid, semi-solid or lightly variegated colourways.

  • C1 - Dark green, forest green. 40m/44 yards
  • C2 - Bright green, emerald or spruce. 30m/33 yards
  • C3 - Pale green, light sage, palest grey. 40m/44 yards
  • C4 - Light grey. 44m/48 yards
  • C5 - Mid grey, bluish grey. 26m/28 yards
  • C6 - Dark grey, charcoal, dark denim blue. 26m/29 yards
  • C7 - Pale yellow, cream, off white. 25m/27 yards
  • C8 - Bright yellow, pale peach, light orange. 17m/19 yards
  • C9 - Peach, bright orange, dusky pink. 30m/33 yards
  • C10 - Bright pink, red, dusky purple. 31m/34 yards
  • C11 - Bright purple, dark pink, plum. 21m/22 yards
  • C12- Dark purple, twilight blue. 48m/52 yards

C3-C6 should transition smoothly from light to dark. C7-C12 should form a harmonious colour fade.