I found this delightful cowl design by Suzanne Bryan that I just had to put up on our website.
Her Short Row Stockinette Cowl is not only a beautiful piece but the pattern is a marvelous tutorial on varying ways to make short-rows!
Get the pattern directly from Suzanne on her Ravelry page here. What we offer is some lovely yarn to knit this with.
To quote Suzanne:
This pattern is a sampler/tutorial for learning a variety of short row turn methods in Stockinette stitch.
The pattern is written out row by row as well as charted. There are YouTube links for video support of each short row method.
The Yarn and Colorways
We have put together kits that use the same yarn than what Suzanne used for her original though in different colorways (one is very very close but not exact).
Suzanne knit hers with Schoppel-Wolle Zauberball® Stärke 6 , a 75% Superwash Wool/ 25% Nylon with 437 yards per 150 gram ball. This is a light DK/ sport weight yarn with the loooooong color runs that Zauberball is famous for and that make such a wonderful part of Suzanne's design.
We have two color choices in this:
1. Kunterbunt, colorway #1505, (translates as "Motley") a happy warm blend of colors including gold and green, red and navy, and quite a few hues in between. (Sorry, out of stock.)
2. Tiefe Wasser, coloway #2404 (translates to "Deep Water"), is a beautiful cool blend of colors including greens in varying tones plus lues and teal and a bit of violet.
Make your choice via the drop-down menu above.
What is needed for this design is one ball of Zauberball Starke 6 plus a solid color to act as an outline for the shapes.
So with each ball of Zauberball Starke 6 we are adding one ball of Juniper Moon Farm's Findley DK, a 50/50 blend of wool and silk with 131 yards (119m)/ 50 grams. The contrast color will be Midnight, pure and simply black.
Your kit will consist of one ball of Zauberball Starke 6 in the colorway you chose plus one ball of Findley DK in Midnight.
A great way to learn new techniques, play with beautiful colors, and have a wonderful cowl at the end of it all. :-)