The Red Cliff cowl is as lightweight as it is warm. The stranded colourwork pattern creates a dense fabric that blocks out the wind, while the use of fingering weight yarn prevents it from being bulky.
One size (adult)
60 cm/24” circumference, 23.5 cm/9.25” height
30 stitches & 32 rounds = 10 cm/4″ in Red Cliff colourwork pattern, after light wet blocking, on larger needles
Fingering weight yarn* in the following approximate amounts:
C1 (red): 190 metres/208 yards
C2 (grey): 75 metres/83 yards
*Shown in Tukuwool Fingering (100% Wool; 195 m/213 yd per 50 g/1.76 oz skein) in colours C1: Hohka (H20) and C2: Auri (03).
One 60 cm/24” circular needle, size 3.75 mm/US 5 (or size needed to obtain gauge in Red Cliff colourwork pattern)
One 60 cm/24” circular needle, size 3.25 mm/US 3 (or two sizes smaller than needed for gauge)
Additional Tools and Notions
1 stitch marker, tapestry needle
When working the Red Cliff chart, all stitches are knit using the colours denoted in the chart. The colourwork pattern is worked all the way around the circumference of the cowl.
Red Cliff colourwork pattern is charted only (no written instructions).
Price: $7.00 CAD/$5.50 USD