Interstellar Voyage

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Interstellar Voyage Pattern

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Knitting: Interstellar Voyage
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Category:

Knitting

Type:

Accessory

Fit:

Women, Girls, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized

Item:

Neckwear

Skill Level:

intermediate skill level requirement Advanced

Pattern Description:

**Interstellar Voyage**
This project was completed coincidentally on the day [Voyager 1][1] broke through to interstellar space.
"The NASA spacecraft, which rose from the Earth on a September morning 36 years ago, has traveled farther than anyone, or anything, in history."
My husband commented that the beads looked like stars in space and named it for the day's event.
I just had to go with it!:)

It's a moebius cowl, with beads placed in a specific pattern; consequently, the beads are on every surface of the cowl. The Moebius has a 180-degree twist, which is created at the join of the special cast on. Rounds of knitting grow from the center of the work to the outsides.

Note: When knitting the moebius, it is recommended to use 47" circular needles for optimum comfort. Needles may be purchased at your local yarn shop.

TOHO beads may be purchased from [Bobby Bead][2] in Minneapolis. The beads used in this project are 40 grams of color #505, Blue Higher Iris Metallic, size 6/0.


[1]: http://voyager.jpl.nasa.gov
[2]: http://www.bobbybead.com

Gauge:

approximately 3" per inch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 5 1/2" deep x 48" in circumference

Materials:

  • Size 8 circular needles, 47" length
  • 40 grams of TOHO 6/0 seed beads
  • 225 yards Madeline Tosh Superwash Merino dk

Suggested yarn:

225 yards of DK weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Madeline Tosh Superwash Merino dk

Colorway:

Baltic

About Designer

About Designer

dianelaugustin on craftsy.com

Hi! I'm Diane L. Augustin and I am Yarn Happy - Bead Happy

My passions are Knitting, Bead Knitting, Crocheting and Pattern Design

Drawing on many years of graphic arts experience in the publishing world, many years of knitting and crocheting and my love for all things fiber and bead, I joyfully explore yarn, stitch and bead relationships and construction techniques, composing unique designs ...

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