Ziggy Played with Yarn by Playing With Fibre

Ziggy Played with Yarn

Knitting
May 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
33 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stranded colour work
US 4 - 3.5 mm
820 - 875 yards (750 - 800 m)
Finished size 136 cm / 53.5” around / 14.5 cm / 5.75” wide
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Ziggy Played with Yarn is a stranded colour work cowl, featuring a zig zag pattern and gradual shifts in the dominant colour.

The cowl is cast on using a provisional cast on, knit in a tube, and the two ends are grafted together using the kitchener stitch.

Finished size 136 cm / 53.5” around / 14.5 cm / 5.75” wide

Yarn: Studio Donegal Darnie (fingering / 4 ply weight 410m / 100g) Colour 1 shade 8811 (blue/grey)1 skein
Colour 2 shade 8807 (pink) 1 skein

Gauge: 33 sts & 30 rows per 10 cm / 4” in stranded colourwork pattern.

Needles: 3.5 mm circular needles or DPNs, or size needed to achieve gauge.
Notions: waste yarn, crochet hook, darning needle, spare circular needle / DPNs

Ziggy Played with Yarn was first published in the Woollen 2018 Show Programme, which can be purchased from This is Knit. The show programme also includes a pattern & book extract from Carol Feller.