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Sensu cowl

Pattern release day: Sensu cowl

Sensu cowl

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.

Click on the photo above for more photos.

Brocade hat & cowl

Brocade hat & cowl

A fully reversible slouch hat and infinity cowl set, perfect for use with handspun yarn.

Instructions are both written and charted.

Yarn requirements:

  • cowl – 340-380 yards of sport weight yarn
  • hat – 120-240 yards of sport weight yarn

Gauge: 22 sts and 28 rows over 4 inches/10 cm in pattern stitch after blocking (changes to gauge will result in more/less yarn being used and different final dimensions)

Finished hat circumferences:

  • Small – 16.75 inches / 42.5cm
  • Medium – 21 inches / 53cm
  • Large – 23 inches / 58cm

Finished cowl measurements:

  • width – 7 inches / 18cm
  • length (circumference) – 39 inches / 99cm

2 pdf files are provided – a printer friendly version and one with all of the high-res images. Click on the image above for more photos.

Available to buy here.