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Sleeved Cowl

Description

Cozy up by the fire with your knitting! Rhythmic stitches playfully dance to the sparks and tune of the crackling fire in this sleeved cowl design. As a bonus, this long design also serves as a cozy blanket while you knit. Once complete fear no winter weather, in (pattern name) you’re free to romp and roam in the deepest snow. The built-in cowl converts to a head covering when Jack Frost blasts his worst. Or wear it as a cowl for a fashion-forward look.

 

The tech edited pattern is fully written with a schematic.  A "how-to" for the Alternating Cable Cast On in 1x1 rib and quick explanation of the cuffs will be shared from You Tube upon request.

Difficulty Moderate
Due date 2019-02-28
Craft Knitting
Test secrecy Teasable
Pattern access The pattern for this test will be sent to you by email. This means the designer will have access to your email address for this purpose. By applying for this test, you are allowing Yarnpond to show your email address to this designer for the purposes of sending you the pattern document only. The designer may not add you to their mailing list or send you marketing emails without you providing approval for them to use your address for that purpose. Designers found to be abusing their access to testers emails will be excluded from Yarnpond.
Pattern source (brand and/or designer) Knit Eco Chic
Spots available 10
Gauge 22 sts and 22 rows over 4”/ 10cm in twisted rib stitch.
Charted or written pattern Written
Sizes required Sizes: XS (S, M, L, XL)
Skills required

Knit in the round, increase, decrease, rib

Finished measurements

Finished Measurements: Cowl width: 13.25”/ 33.5cm (13.25”/ 33.5cm, 14”/ 35.5cm, 14.75”/ 37.5cm, 15.5”/ 39.5cm) Length (MC cuff to bind off): 51”/ 129.5cm (51.5”/ 131cm, 53.25”/ 135.5cm, 53.75”/ 136.5cm, 55.5”/ 141cm) Note: after assembling the right and left sleeves, there will be a 4”/ 10cm overlap.

Construction type Left Sleeve is worked to the middle of the cowl, then right sleeve is worked to the middle of the cowl and the two pieces are joined in the center
Required or recommended yarn Worsted weight (sample shown in organic cotton, but looking for testers in all fibers)
Tools required

5 (7, 8, 8, 8) skeins worsted weight eco yarn
      Shown in Blue Sky Fibers Worsted Cotton, 4 (6, 7, 7, 8) skeins Sleet (635) - MC and 1 skein Plum Dusk (648) - CC
      Skein info: 100% organic cotton; 150yds/ 137m per 100g/ 3.53oz
US 8/ 5mm circular needles
Yarn needle
3 Stitch markers
4 buttons, 1”/ 2.5cm round shown with needle and thread for sewing

Ownership of the finished item The finished item is yours to keep.
Requirements from the tester

I'm looking for testers to knit in a variety of yarn fiber options.  If someone is willing to start at the right sleeve, that would be great as my release date is fixed.  Please notify me of any mistakes that I and my TE missed.  I LOVE my pattern name (which you'll see when you receive the pattern) and it is currently "available" so please restrain from using it in your teaser pics until after the pattern release.  Thank you ;-).  

Rewards from the designer

After publication, testers who finish and link their projects to Ravelry with social media sharable photos will receive my gratitude, the finalized pattern, as well as their pick of 1 pattern from my Ravelry shop!  

Milestones

The designer has created the following milestones, in order to keep track of progress during the test knit. By marking off each milestone as you complete it, you can easily keep the designer up to date with your progress.

2019-02-19: 1st sleeve complete
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