I am an artist and knitwear designer living in Amherst, Massachusetts. My knitting patterns are available through Craftsy, Ravelry, and Etsy. My designs have also been published by Brooklyn Tweed, ...
I am an artist and knitwear designer living in Amherst, Massachusetts. My knitting patterns are available through Craftsy, Ravelry, and Etsy. My designs have also been published by Brooklyn Tweed, Quince and Co., Knitscene, Interweave Knits, Knitty, Knotions, and Valley Yarns (WEBS).
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Birchleaf is an infinity cowl that can be worn either as a single long loop or doubled around the neck. The pattern PDF gives instructions for knitting the cowl, which requires 410 yards/375 m of fingering or light fingering weight yarn. Stitch patterns are provided in both written form and a chart.
You'll also need US5/3.75mm knitting needles and US #4/3.50mm needles OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE.
Gauge: 22 sts/30 rows = 4"/10 cm in the Lace Pattern after blocking
Pattern difficulty: advanced beginner
Skills required include knitting, purling, increases and decreases, provisional cast-on, and three-needle bind-off. The pattern notes provide links to helpful tutorials.
Approximate finished (blocked) dimensions: 10 inches/25.5 cm wide by 50 inches/127 cm circumference
The sample shown in the photos was knit with Bare Naked Wools Breakfast Blend Fingering Weight in the Oatmeal colorway.
PLEASE NOTE: THIS LISTING IS FOR A KNITTING PATTERN PDF, which will be available for downloading after payment. It is NOT for the actual scarf.
22 sts/30 rows = 4"/10 cm in the Lace Pattern after blocking
410 yards of Fingering weight