Evening Breeze Set by Mone Dräger

Evening Breeze Set

Knitting
April 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Ladder Check pattern
US 3 - 3.25 mm
400 - 440 yards (366 - 402 m)
one size
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Even on warm summer days evenings can be chilly. This light and airy Moebius cowl, with a reversible knit and purl dropped stitch pattern and its twist front, not only peps up the summer wardrobe but also keeps away the cool of the evening.

Cowl and mitts are worked in the round. The cowl is started with a Moebius cast on (link to the method used in pattern) and is knitted from the middle outwards.

Size and measurements
Cowl: Circumference approximately 102 cm (40.25”); 30 cm (11.75”) high, adjustable
Mitts: Circumference approximately 20 cm (7.75”) and 19.5 cm (7.75”) long

Material
1 skein of a smooth fingering weight yarn with a yardage of approximately 400 m (440 yds) per 100 g
Used in the sample: Cascade Yarns Heritage Silk Paints in colourway Water Lilies (top picture); West Yorkshire Spinners Signature in Pennyroyal (bottom picture)

Cowl: 3.25 mm / US size 3 circular needle, 120 cm (48”) long
Mitts: 2.5 mm / US size 1 1/2 DPNs or circular needle(s), for your preferred way to knit in the round

3 stitch markers, darning needle

Gauge
Cowl: 14 sts x 36 rows = 10 cm / 4” in Ladder Check stitch pattern, blocked
Gauge is not crucial for the project, but may affect the finished size and the yardage needed.

Mitts: 18 sts x 42 rows = 10 cm / 4” over Ladder Check stitch pattern, blocked