Tanzanite by Sarah Shepherd


November 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in knit in the round, in stockinette stitch, on larger needle, after blocking
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
443 yards (405 m)
One size
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This pattern is available from making-stories.com for €6.00.

This design is one of the 12 modern, minimalist patterns featured in JEWELS, the third book in the European Nature series by Making Stories which combines ethically and environmentally-friendly made yarns with modern, minimalist knitwear designs. JEWELS is available through our webshop and selected stockists.

The rights to this design lie with Making Stories until May 15, after which individual pattern rights will revert back to the designer. Until then, Making Stories pays out 30% of Ravelry net profit made through this pattern in royalties to the designer. After May 15, pattern availability will be at the discretion of the designer and full pattern proceeds go directly to the designer.


Shorter days, longer nights, colder winds - and a cowl to keep us warm. Around our neck, once, twice, over our head; designed to
beautifully marry form and function with a crossed stitch pattern that not only stands out, but also creates an extra-warm fabric. Knit up
in inimitable Retrosaria’s Beiroa, the Tanzanite cowl takes you from crisp, early mornings to late nights out in town.


Finished cowl circumference: 120 cm / 47”
Finished cowl height: 22.5 cm / 9”


Retrosaria Beiroa DK (100% Portuguese wool; 250 metres / 273 yards per 100 g)

405 metres / 440 yards

Sample shown is knit in colourway 740.