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Manawatu Sunset Cowl'n'Hood

from By Hand, With Heart
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Manawatu Sunset Cowl'n'Hood
Manawatu Sunset Cowl'n'Hood
Manawatu Sunset Cowl'n'Hood
Manawatu Sunset Cowl'n'Hood
Manawatu Sunset Cowl'n'Hood
Manawatu Sunset Cowl'n'Hood

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round
  • k3tog, yo

Pattern Description:

I was lucky enough to have a MIL who traveled to Australia and brought me this gorgeous yarn. I designed this cowl/hood, inspired by the Australian sunsets of the Manawatu District where this yarn orginates, to be practical as well as beautiful. Knit in the round with a classic wave pattern that shows the self-striping yarn to perfection, this garment is warm and cozy and oh, so stylish. Wear it up or down ... and enjoy!

The pattern is both written and charted.

Gauge:

Stockinette gauge in 4": 20sts/26r = 4" (worked flat)
Stitch pattern gauge in 4": 20sts/24r = 4" (in the round)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 30" circumference x 21" height

Materials:

  • approx 420 yds of worsted weight wool (Sample done using TeAwa Natural Wools' Hunky Hank - Topaz #823 (a 100% pure natural wool from the Manawatu District in New Zealand)
  • US #6 circs (16" or 24")
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$4.00

Beginner
Knitting
Accessory
Women, Men, Girls, Boys, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized
Neckwear
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About the designer

Hi, my name is Mary Gildersleeve. I began designing shortly after teaching myself to knit at the age of 8, primarily because I do not take commands very well and I also could not afford the fancy ...

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