Inspired by traditional Japanese fans, this twisted ribbed cowl features some simple travelling cables which expand and contract just like a fan.
Two options of how to arrange the cables are provided (option A is shown), and all of the instructions are written out round-by-round as well being charted.
Instructions are also provided as to how to adapt the cowl to fit over different head sizes.
Available for sale here: Sensu cowl.
Also available are a matching hat, and wristers/gauntlets (coming soon).
Yardage requirements: 240-260 yds/220-240m of 4 ply/sock yarn
Gauge: 24 sts and 36 rows in 4”/10cm in twisted ribbing
Needles: 3mm needles or whatever needed to meet gauge
Finished size to fit over head of circumference 20-22“/50.8-55.9cm.
Note, this sale is for a pdf file of instructions required to hand-knit this item, and not for the finished object.
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