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Auckland, New Zealand.

I love designing knitwear for babies and older kids too, I'm inspired by the world around me, whether it's the green bush covered hills where I live, or the bright city lights and sparkling harbor. I ...

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Rose de Reims cowl

from Just Jussi
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Rose de Reims cowl
Rose de Reims cowl
Rose de Reims cowl
Rose de Reims cowl
Rose de Reims cowl

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl
  • cast on, cast off (bind off)
  • work a stitch pattern from a chart or written instructions (both are included)

Pattern Description:

A cowl has more than one purpose, firstly it protects you from the cold and wind and secondly it has to look pretty!

Rose de Reims does both, the slipped moss stitch pattern creates a dense, cushy fabric which settles into comforting layers. Then the stitch pattern works its magic on the delicate macaron shades of the yarn, weaving them into a charming melange.

Dainty in the original shades, this design looks striking in deeper colours and handpaints, the stitch pattern helping to avoid pooling and flaring.

Available in two sizes: regular (pictured) and longer (which will drape a few inches further below the neckline).

Suggested yarns

Skeinz Heritage organic merino 50g (1.75 oz) / 167m (182.5 yds)
Blue Moon Fiber Arts Socks that Rock Mediumweight
madelinetosh pashmina


Gauge 23 sts x 30 rounds = 10 cm / 4" in moss slip stitch pattern, using larger needles - correct gauge is not critical

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Width 16 cm / 5.9" Length regular 61 cm / 31.5", longer (90 cm / 24.5")


  • 3.75mm (US 5) 50 (60) cm / 20 (24)" circular needle 5 mm (US 8) 50 (60) cm / 20 (24)" circular needle Or as required for your preferred method of working in the round
  • Darning needle

Suggested yarn:

242 yards of Sport weight