Thursday, April 26, 2012

Casablanca Barred Scallop Cowl

I love new yarns.  They are so much fun to play with and explore.  Casablanca is a new yarn that we are adding that is a new direction for us.  There are 8 colors in each colorway and they repeat about 2 times in the 220 yards in each 100 g skein.  I'm also extremely proud of this yarn as it is the first time I have put together this many colors per colorway.

So I have a new simple small project offering - the Barred Scallop Cowl - a one skein cowl knit out of our beautiful new wool/silk/mohair blend.  Casablanca will be start to available in stores sometime in June.
Materials
-        1 skein Casablanca(Wool/Silk/Mohair – 220 yds/100 g) – shown in 07
-        Size US 9 – 16” circular needle
Gauge & Finished Measurements
-        22” circumference and 17” long
-        Approx 4 ½ sts = 1” in pattern

Abbreviations
-        K – Knit
-        YO – Yarn over
-        K2Tog – Knit 2 Together
-        SSK – Slip, slip, knit
-        P – Purl
-        SL1 – Slip 1
-        PSSO – Passed slipped stitch over

Cast on 98 stitches.  Join to knit in the round (be careful not to twist stitches).  Place marker at the beginning of the round.
Row 1/3/5/7/9 – Knit
Row 2/4/6/8/10 – [YO, K3, SSK, YO, SL1-K2Tog-PSSO, YO, K2Tog, K3, YO, K1] – repeat until end of round
Row 11 – Knit
Row 12 - Purl
Repeat until desired length.
Bind off loosely.
Weave in ends and block.

5 comments:

  1. Beautiful!!! I was lucky enough to touch the new Casablanca yarn this week and can't wait to purchase it! It's soft and smooshy and has a beautiful silk shimmer.

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  2. spectacular colourway - may I ask what the percentages of the component fibres is /will be ?

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  3. I have started this pattern twice full size with 98 stitches (and ended up with 8 unused stitches/ Then I did a two-pattern repeat on straight needles to see if I could figure out what I was doing wrong. If I'm doing it right, the pattern uses 15 stitches, but it increases by one stitch each repeat, so it's not working out.

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    1. I have the same problem. Please tell me how did you resolved it. I'been looking all over the web and nobody seems to have any doubts about ir. Help!

      Lourdes Gómez

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  4. It's 14 x 7 which gives us 98 sts. Not 15.

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