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The third in a series of linen/hemp cowls, for summer wear or those seeking an alternative to animal fiber yarns. This pattern contains both both written and charted instructions.

Yarn: 125 yards of sport weight, plant fibre yarn with a gauge of 6 sts/inch; preferably one with some linen or hemp content.

Sample: Classic Elite 'Allegoro',  (152 yards/139 meters; 70% cotton, 30% linen; 1.76 oz/50 grams per skein), 1 skeins in 5616 Parchment.

Skills Required:

  • Stretchy cast-on and cast-off
  • Knitting in the round
  • Reading charts
  • Lace stitches
  • Cables
  • Blocking

Other Possible Yarns:

Classic Elite Firefly, Classic Elite Cotton Bam Boo, Lana Grossa Giava, Hemp for Knitting Hempton Medium, Elann Linen Twist, Elann Camila, Elann Canapone, Richmore Kinuasa, Lana Grossa Lino, Karen Noe Design Linea Hør, Berroco Yarns NaturLin, Marks & Kattens Lin, Lana Gatto Iside, Hamanaka Paume Cotton Linen


This pattern is also available in the eBook, A Concord of Cowls.

Independent Designer
Janelle Martin
Yarn Weight
DK | Light Worsted
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Featured Yarn
Other Tools Glow line tape (to mark current row on charts/instructions) Fine cotton thread in contrasting colour for life-lines Blocking wires & Tpins

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