Cables, knots and twists and turns give depth and thickness to a garment. They look sensational and add warmth and give that quintessentially ye olde-worlde sense of tradition and comfort.
Belinda was inspired to make this snood by the cable pattern she used on her improvised Aran coat.
Onwards - Belinda
YOU WILL NEED
2 x 100g LIGHT MOONSHINE (225m/100g) - (70% British alpaca, 20% silk and 10% cashmere)
2 x 100g LIGHT SILKY (262m/100g) - (80% Alpaca and 20% silk)
1 x single-point 5mm needles, cable needle and sewing-up needle
Width: 25cm - Length: 85cm
18sts to 10cm over stocking st using 5mm needles
k: knit p: purl
RS: right-side facing
ms9: moss stitch border, worked over an odd number of sts: R1: (k1, p1) x4, k1. Repeat this row.
C4F/C4B: cable to front/back, slip next 2sts onto cable needle, hold in front/back of work, k2 from left hand needle, then k2 from c