Swainby Cowl knitting pattern and add-on kit

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Swainby Cowl knitting pattern and add-on kit

This is the Swainby Cowl Add-On Kit... simply choose your yarn and add it to your basket, along with this add-on, and I will make it up into a kit for you - it will include a digital download of the pattern sent to you in an email and an ECY printed cotton project bag.

Please note that we will only post out this add-on as part of a full kit, ie. with the yarn bought for the cowl (eg 300g of 4ply/fingering weight yarn. Several other yarn combination suggestions can be found in the pattern).

Swainby by Victoria Magnus: This cowl idea stemmed from me wanting to make something squishy for around my neck using three strands of yarn together, but also not wanting to leave much (if anything) left over. I pored over stitch textures and options for ages as I knew I wanted something fairly simple which would allow the marled colours to shine, but also which wouldn’t be too boring to knit. There are already loads of (lovely) patterns in traditional fisherman’s rib so this is a different take on that. The full-sized cowl is designed to loop three times snug around the neck if you’ve got really cold weather, but it’s also really nice to wear in two loose loops. The pattern is very easily adjustable to make a two-loop or one-loop version - you would just need to make it either two thirds of the given length, or one third of the given length.

Eden Cottage Yarns, Coniston Fingering (56% superwash extrafine merino / 44% superkid mohair; 360m / 394yds per 100g skein)
Colourways shown: Red Grape, Red Goosefoot and Bark
Quantity: 1 x 100g skein each of three colours

Alternative yarn suggestions are shown in the pattern. 

Needles and Accessories 
One set of 5.5mm / US 9 needles (or the size needed to obtain the correct gauge).

One size - easily adjustable
Finished circumference: 184cm / 72.5in
Finished depth: 24cm / 9.5in

Pattern gauge: 15 sts and 19 rows to 10cm / 4in on 5.5mm (US 9) needles after blocking
Stocking stitch gauge: 14 sts and 19 rows to 10cm / 4in on 5.5mm (US 9) needles after blocking

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