Perfect gift for the knitter in your life. Or, treat yourself with a ready-to-knit project!
This kit comes complete with a PDF copy of Luna Grey Fiber Arts owner, Jackie Vlcek's new cowl pattern, Alpenglow, as well as one skein of our sport weight Zeta yarn in your choice of colorway (color shown: Marquesas). This is an advanced beginnger/intermediate level pattern which includes both written and charted directions.
Alpenglow is a long cowl that can be worn open or double-wrapped around the neck. A fun chevron lace pattern makes this cowl modern and stylish. Alpenglow was inspired by the Rocky Mountains that surround my home in Colorado.
Knit up with just one skein of hand dyed Luna Grey Fiber Arts Zeta yarn - A super soft, silky yarn with beautiful drape and a subtle luster.
Alpenglow is knit in the round using circular needles. The first and last four rounds of the pattern are knit in garter stitch to minimize any edge curling. The chevron lace pattern is easy to memorize and fast to knit. I used nearly the entire skein of Zeta yarn for this pattern. So, if you know that you are a loose knitter, you have a few options…You can go down a needle size, cast on fewer stitches (in multiples of 8) or only do two rows of garter edging vs. four. Cowl can be made wider by simply joining a second skein and knitting additional 14 round repeats of pattern. Pattern includes both written and charted instructions.
Yarn (included in kit):
One skein of Luna Grey Fiber Arts Zeta yarn (85% Polwarth Wool / 15% Silk, 289 yards/100g).
Needles (not included in kit):
One 24” Circular US #7 (4.5mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.
Other (not included in kit):
Tapestry needle for weaving in ends. A row/stitch counter is helpful.
5 stitches/inch for the stockinette portions of pattern
Gauge is not critical for this pattern. However, if your gauge varies significantly, one skein of yarn may not be enough to complete the pattern.
7” x 25” (18cm x 64cm)
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If choosing a custom colorway, please choose Other from the pull-down color option menu and be sure to indicate your color choice in the Note to Luna Grey Fiber Arts box at checkout.
Yarn will be dyed to order. Please allow up to 10 business days for custom dyeing.
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Photos by Jami Davis Photography