A sporty looking cowl with a matching belt knitted in a reverisble rice pattern closed with snap fasteners was the idea for Eira; A Norse name meaning merciful. A thin drapey mercerized cotton called Hifa, Perle, held doubled, seemed ideal for these accessories.
Size: One size
Finished measurements: Cowl: Height: 20 cm. Length: 120 cm. Belt: Height: 10 cm. Length: 72 cm.
Yarn: Hifa, Perle 12/6 (100% mercerized cotton, 200 g cone, 670 m). Sample is knitted in Grey 18370. Cowl: 1 cone; 555 m. Belt: 1 cone; 270 m. Note: Yarn is held double throughout.
Alternative yarn: Patons, 100% Cotton 4 ply.
Notes: Both Cowl and Belt are knitted at. The Cowl is cast on with a provisional cast-on using waste yarn which is removed at the end so that it can be grafted or bound o with 3 needles to join into a loop. The Belt only comes in one size but can easily be adjusted to your preferred waist length by adding or removing pattern repeats. It is closed with snap fasteners and has a folded hem.