Project details to help you plan your Radvent Cowl.
Radvent Cowl is one of five new designs to be added to the Ambah X Advent KAL eligible pattern list in 2020.
This pattern will be available in November, ahead of the official December 1 cast on. In the meantime use the details below to plan your project.
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Take yourself on a knitting adventure that results in a comfortable, easy-to-wear cowl. Knit flat, the Radvent Cowl is designed to use twelve colours, either a gradient or fade yarn set. Alternately, work in randomly- ordered colours for a colour block version or keep it simple with a single colour, perhaps with a contrasting i-cord. The Radvent cowl works up quickly in DK weight yarn, or several strands held together to create the equivalent weight, and is finished off with i-cord edging and a neat i-cord seam transforms it to a tube. This is a fun stash-busting project, a great way to use up those lovely leftovers you’ve been saving.
Circumference: 25.5 “/64 cm
Front Depth: 20”/50 cm
Back Depth: 6.5/15 cm
Finished measurements taken after blocking and joining.
Either one strand DK weight or multiple strands of yarn held together to create a DK weight. Sample used two strands of fingering held together with one strand of lace weight.
Either 430 yd/394 m or a twelve colour gradient set, each skein consisting of 45 yd/41.5 m. Colours in gradient set will be referred to as C1 through C12.
Optional laceweight CC (held together throughout): 430 yd/394 m
2 x US 6/4 mm or size required to obtain gauge
Samples shown in:
Green: C1-C12: agirlandherwool, Sock Yarn, (fingering weight, 75% superwash Merino, 25% nylon, 92 yd/85 m per 20 g), Faerie Garden, 12 colour set, held double
CC: Shibui, Silk Cloud, (lace weight, 60% kid mohair 40% silk, 330 yd/300 m per 25 g), Fog
Pink/orange: A variety of DK and fingering weight stashed leftovers (fingering weight yarns held double)
19 sts and 36 rows = 4”/10 cm in garter stitch blocked
Gauge is not crucial for this project, but variations will affect yardage and final measurements.