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Cider Press Scarf and Cowl

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Cider Press Scarf and Cowl
Cider Press Scarf and Cowl Cider Press Cowl
Cider Press Scarf and Cowl Cider Press Scarf
Cider Press Scarf and Cowl Cider Press Scarf and Cowl
Cider Press Scarf and Cowl Cider Press Scarf and Cowl
Cider Press Scarf and Cowl Cider Press Scarf

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit and purl stitches
  • Slipped Stitches
  • Yarn over
  • Long-tail cast-on
  • Cable cast-on (purl-wise)
  • Cable stitches

Pattern Description:

Inspired by an antique cider press, the Cider Press Scarf and Cowl feature a "flowing cider" center cable, "wooden screw" side cables and a "screening" border. Work Cider Press in a glorious, full length, or the more tailored buttoned cowl...or both!

Both the Cider Press Scarf and Cowl are easily worked from end to end. The mirroring effect is achieved entirely by the visual direction of the pattern stitches used.

Allow approximately 565 yds (517 m) of worsted weight yarn for the scarf and approximately 350 yds (320 m) of worsted weight yarn for buttoned cowl. Gauge is not critical, but keep in mind that a different gauge will result in different finished dimensions as well as changing your yarn requirements. Please make sure you have enough yarn!

A worsted weight yarn with good stitch definition and little to no halo is recommended. Slight tonals work well, but highly variegated yarn will distract from the cable pattern.

The pattern has been professionally tech edited and test knit to reduce the potential for error.

Gauge:

30 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches in cable pattern, blocked

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished, blocked scarf measures approx 77" (196 cm) long by 7" (18 cm) wide. Finished, blocked buttoned cowl measures approx 45.5" (116 cm) long by 7" (18 cm) wide.

Materials:

  • US 4 (3.5 mm) straight or circular needles
  • US 6 (4.0 mm) straight or circular needles

You Will Also Need:

  • Tapestry/blunt yarn needle
  • Four 3⁄4" (1.9 cm) shank-style buttons (for Buttoned Cowl)
  • Buttonhole thread
  • Sewing needle
  • T-pins

Suggested yarn:

565 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Madelinetosh Tosh Vintage

Colorway:

Terra and Thoreau


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Beginner
Knitting
Accessory
Women, Men
Neckwear
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