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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Rosehaven

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knitting in the round, k2tog, ssk, s1-k2tog-psso, k1 tbl, twisted rib, twisted k2tog, twisted ssk, YO.

Pattern Description:

Rosehaven. Evocative of a sun room's windows framed by old-growth climbing roses in full bloom, or the rose garden at a country manor house with bushes absolutely covered with fragrant old-fashioned blossoms. Knit this thick cowl and surround yourself with sweet-smelling blooms on the coldest winter days.

Cowl is worked in the round with yarn held doubled, and knit from one end straight through to the other. Add a repeat or two to widen it, then this stretchy cowl can easily double as a cozy capelet.


21.5 sts and 21.5 rows to 4 inches (10 cm) in stitch pattern at bottom (cast on edge).

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 13.5 x 29/26 inches, relaxed; 34 x 74/66 cm, relaxed.


  • Fingering weight, held doubled; 725 yards.
  • Model knit with... Claudia Hand Painted Yarns fingering weight in Scarlet O'Hara; 175 yards in 50g; 100% merino. Model knit with 660 yards.
  • Needles: US 9 (5.5 mm) circular needles, or size needed for gauge.

You Will Also Need:

  • 1 stitch marker required, more are optional.
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I have knit and crocheted, and done various forms of embroidery and needlepoint since early grammar school. Making things with bits of colored string is so integral to my being that the few times of ...

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