Heart in my Hands Cowl
The corrugated ribbing is given as both charts and written instructions. The main stranded colourwork is charted only.
The full Heart in my Hands Collection can be completed (with standard cowl and large hat) from one skein of each colour.
Erika Knight Wool Local (100% Wool, 450m/100g), Cathy (MC1), Ted (MC2), Fairfax (CC)
For Standard size shown: MC1 – 150m/33g, MC2 – 60m/13g, CC – 126m/28g
Each repeat of the chart uses the following quantities:
MC1 – 27m, MC2 – 10m, CC – 21m
Options are given within the pattern for increasing the circumference in 12cm increments and increasing/decreasing the height by 8.5cm.
Following the shorter cowl instructions will use approx. 30% less yarn. Making the cowl taller will use approx. 30%-50% more yarn (more MC1 will be required); allow extra in case of tension differences.
3.25mm circular needles, 60cm, or size to obtain tension
3mm circular needles, 60cm, or one size smaller than that to obtain tension
Stitch markers, including 1 contrasting to mark beginning of round
(6 for Standard Size - each additional 40st/12cm repeat will need an extra stitch marker)
10cm2 = 34 sts x 33 rnds measured over stranded stocking-stitch pattern on 3.25mm needles, wet blocked (hand washed and dried flat)