Grab some mini skeins of yarn and whip up this fun project, a fun addition to your cool weather wardrobe or a perfect gift for someone special. Designed to use minis from Advent kits or those gorgeous yarn sets gathered over the year, the Adventurer Cowl is also perfect to use up those teeny balls left over from your favorite projects. Fade it, work your colors in a more random order or choose a main color with some color pops thrown in along the way! Choose between a long or short loop and enjoy a knitting adventure!
Note: This is a full color printed pattern, NOT a pdf download. The pattern does have a scratch off code for a free digital download from Ravelry.
The pattern includes both written and charted instructions for the lace.
Suitable for an advanced beginner, the project begins with a provisional cast on, is worked flat, on the bias then a 3 needle bind off joins the ends together.
Gauge: 32 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches in ADVENTurer Cowl Lace
- Short (Long)
- Circumference: 24.5 (49)“/62 (124.5) cm
- Height: 11”/28 cm
12 (24) mini skeins, each skein consisting of 29 yd/27 m.
Colors will be referred to as C1 through C24.
Work the 6 color gradient set as follows:
6 Color gradient set: to use for the 24 colors, so in terms of color numbering:
Darkest color is GC1 - lightest color is GC6,
(the G is for gradient to distinguish between the pattern numbering)
- GC1 for C1, C2, C3 then for C24 (and will use for first row)
- GC2 for C4, C5, C6 then for C23
- GC3 for C7, C8, C9 then for C22
- GC4 for C10, C11, C12 then for C21
- GC5 for C13. C14, C15 then for C20
- GC6 for C16, C17, C18 then for C19
Each gradient color will be worked for 3 color changes up to C17, then for the final 6 color changes they will be worked once each to fade back from light to dark.
Needle Size: US 4 - 3.5 mm
Pattern Includes: Written instructions
Skill Level: Suitable for an advanced beginner, the project begins with a provisional cast on, is worked flat, on the bias then a 3 needle bind off joins the ends together.