Apothecary Cowl & Fingerless Mitts

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Apothecary Cowl & Fingerless Mitts Pattern

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Knitting: Apothecary Cowl & Fingerless Mitts
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Category:

Knitting

Type:

Accessory

Fit:

Women

Item:

Neckwear

Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round
  • cabling
  • stockinette stitch
  • felting

Pattern Description:

Designed by Marly Bird.

Imagine an 18th century healer grinding away spices, herbs and seeds with her mortar and pestle in the surgery of her cold castle and it is easy to visualize her also wearing this casual and cosy oversized cowl and wristlets/fingerless mitts. The Apothecary set is not only functional but fashionable for the 18th century and today. The witch, Geillis, or the healer, Claire, would find this set perfect for their particular needs.

Pattern includes instructions to make both pieces. Kits are available at bijoubasinranch.com

Size: One size fits most

MATERIALS
Yarn: Bijou Spun "Himalayan Trail", 75% yak, 25% merino, 200 yds (183m), 2 oz (56g); CYCA size 3 light: Color: Sassenach, Cowl -2 hanks; Wristlets/Fingerless Mitts - 1 hank.
Needle: Size US 11 (8 mm) 16" and 24" circular needle, DPN's or size needed to obtain gauge.
Notions: Stitch markers, cable needle, tapestry needle, fulling material (HOT water, basin to hold water, NEW plunger, soap)

GAUGE
12 sts = 4" (10 cm) in St st holding two strands and after fulling!

Gauge:

12 sts = 4" (10 cm) in St st holding two strands and after fulling!

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • One Size Fits Most

Materials:

  • Bijou Spun "Himalayan Trail", 75% yak, 25% merino, 200 yds (183m), 2 oz (56g); CYCA size 3 light: Color: Sassenach, Cowl -2 hanks; Wristlets/Fingerless Mitts - 1 hank.
  • Size US 11 (8 mm) 16" and 24" circular needle, DPN's or size needed to obtain gauge.

You Will Also Need:

  • Stitch markers, cable needle, tapestry needle, fulling material (HOT water, basin to hold water, NEW plunger, soap)

Suggested yarn:

600 yards of Sport weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Bijou Spun Himalayan Trail

Colorway:

Sassenach