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I've always loved to create. After becoming a mom, my creations have taken a new direction. My passion for color and love of nature that used to develop into paintings has transformed into a more ...

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Calm Chaos

from Addiesma Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Calm Chaos
Calm Chaos
Calm Chaos
Calm Chaos
Calm Chaos
Calm Chaos

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • knit in the round
  • knit through the back loop
  • use a cable needle to create cables

Pattern Description:

Calm Chaos is a richly textured cowl featuring geometric stitch patterns that play together harmoniously, creating an eclectic little piece that is interesting to knit and a joy to wear.

These stitch patterns create a sense of movement or chaos, yet when combined, they evoke a sense of calm order. This hat, and it's name, reflect the state of mind I often find myself, as well as my life in. Just enough going on to keep things interesting, yet somehow, a sense of order to stay centered.

-225 yards 206 m of sport weight yarn such as The Fibre Company Road to China Light (65% Baby Alpaca,
15% Silk, 10% Camel, 10% Cashmere; 159 yards 145 meters/1.76 ounces 50 grams). Sample shown in Citrine. -US #4 3.5 mm 16" 40 cm circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge
-4 stitch markers, one distinguishable for marking end of round
-Tapestry needle for weaving in ends
- Cable needle


6 sts and 9 rnds = 1" in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • As shown: 20" 51 cm circumference; 8" 20 cm wide


  • 225-250 yards of sport weight yarn
  • US size 4 needles

You Will Also Need:

  • a cable needle
  • stitch markers

Suggested yarn:

250 yards of Sport weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

The Fibre Company Road to China Light



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