Royal Mitts & Cowl
A magical Tunisian technique, using Tunisian simple stitch and Tunisian purl stitch, produces a honeycomb pattern of royal purple and gold worked in the round for this cowl and fingerless mitt set.
Designer: Rebekah Thompson
Finished Size: Cowl: 20 (21¼, 22½)” circumference and 8½” long to fit women’s small (medium, large). Garment shown measures 21¼”. Mitts: 7½ (8, 8½)” circumference and 7½” long to fit women’s small (medium, large). Garment shown measures 8″.
Yarn: Spud & Chloë Sweater (55% superwash wool, 45% organic cotton; 160 yd [146 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #7516 grape jelly (MC); #7515 cider (CC), 1 skein each for cowl; 1 skein each for mitts. Yarn distributed by Blue Sky Alpacas.
Hook Size: H/8 (5 mm) double-ended hook. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions: St marker (m); Yarn needle.
Gauge: 13 sts and 12 rows = 4″ in honeycomb patt.