Fána (FAWN-ah, the Irish for downward slope) is a cowl worked in the round. It features an allover travelling slipped stitch pattern over a background of two-colour garter stitch stripes.
The pattern begins with a garter stitch border, worked in the round in the contrast colour. Once the main colour is introduced, all knit rounds are worked in MC, and purl rounds worked in CC.
Only one colour is worked per round; the motif stitches are slipped when working the contrast colour.
The pattern includes written and charted instructions for the travelling stitch motif.
Small size approx 70cm/27.5” circumference x 22 cm 8.5” tall.
Large size approx 88 cm / 34.5” circumference x 32 cm / 12.5” tall.
20 sts & 38 rows per 10 cm / 4” in pattern after firm blocking. Chart repeat measures 17.5 cm wide.
20 sts & 42 rows in garter stitch in the round, after gentle blocking.
DK weight yarn in two colours.
Colour A: 130 m / 142 yards
Colour B: 120 m / 131 yards
Colour A: 235 m / 256 yards
Colour B: 220 m / 240 yards
Large sample knit in Bear in Sheep’s Clothing Bear Cosy DK (100% Falkland Merino, 240 metres / 262 yards per 100 g skein) in colours ‘Levi’ (light grey) and ‘Midnight’ (dark grey).
Small sample knit in John Arbon Knit by Numbers DK (100% Pure Falklands Merino Wool, 250m / 273 yards per 100g skein in colours KBN94 (teal) and KBN02 (charcoal).
4mm or size needed to achieve gauge, in your preferred style for knitting in the round.
Pins & towel for blocking.
This purchase is for a digital knitting pattern containing instructions to make your own version of the pictured handknit cowl.