Your Cart

Gentle Blooms

On Sale
£4.80
Pay what you want: (minimum £4.80)
£
Added to cart
Sign up for the newsletter to hear about new pattern releases, exclusive discounts and what’s happening at Hardybarn Designs.

Gentle Blooms is perfect for using up those special skeins of yarn. The sample used leftovers from a larger shawl, as I didn’t want the beautiful yarn to languish in my stash. Gentle Blooms is a bandana-style cowlette, which means you get the beauty and fun of a shawl at a small scale but it’s easy to wear and will stay in position.

YARN

3 colours of yarn in 4ply/fingering weight yarn. Merino and merino/silk singles were used in the pattern but any 4ply/fingering composition should work well.

MC: Navy - 225m [247yds]
CC1: Cream - 85m [93yds]
CC2: Pink - 97m [107yds]

Yarn used in the sample

MC - Skein Queen Selkino (100g; 400m [438yds]; 70% merino wool, 30% silk) 4ply/fingering; colourway: Ink
CC1 - The Wool Barn Merino & Silk(100g; 400m [438yds]; 70% merino wool, 30% silk) 4ply/fingering; colourway: Powder
CC2 - Black Elephant Merino Singles (100g; 366m [400yds]; 100% merino) 4ply/fingering; colourway: Marina

SIZE

One Size
Neck Opening - 51cm [20”]
Back length - 19cm [7 ½”]
Front Length - 53cm [21”]

GAUGE

24 stitches by 36 rounds = 10cm [4”] in stocking stitch. 
26 stitches by 32 rounds = 10cm [4”] in stranded knitting pattern. 
Check your gauge.

NEEDLES & ACCESSORIES

3.75 mm [US Size 5] - 60cm [24in] circular needles; or size to obtain gauge 
6.5 mm [US Size 10.5] for cast off
Stitch markers x 4
Darning needle

TECHNIQUES USED IN THE PATTERN

Knit and purl
Slip stitches
Working in the round
Decreases (ssk, k2tog)
Increases (m1l, m1r, yo)
Texture stitch (video tutorial included)
Stranded colourwork in the round​

The pattern has been professionally tech edited and test knitted.
You will get a PDF (534KB) file
No products found