Arctic Climes

Arctic Climes

Lindsay Lewchuk2016 New Releases, Cowls, Patterns

Bundle up in Arctic Climes! Winter finally decided to make an appearance; making up for lost time with extra bitter cold spells. No cold noses and frigid ears under knitted Arctic Climes! With this uniquely constructed cowl and headband set, breathe easy through the cold. No bravery needed; enjoy your favorite winter sports before it melts into spring.

Tech edited and test knit pattern includes written directions, charted pattern repeats, and a construction schematic for both the cowl and headband.

Finished Measurements:
Completely customizable for both circumference, length, and yarn weight!
Sample shows – Cowl: 21”/ 53.5cm circumference by 9.5”/ 24cm to 11”/ 28cm tall.
Sample shows – Headband: 21”/ 53.5cm circumference by 5”/ 13cm front & 6.5”/ 16.5cm back tall (1”/ 2.5cm negative ease to head circumference).

Cowl 2 skeins, Headband 1 skein: Shown in Classic Elite Yarns Sprout – color 4395 Prune. Bulky weight; 100% organic cotton. 109 yards/ 100 meters; 100 grams/ 3.53 ounces
US 10/ 6mm DPNs
1 locking stitch marker
Yarn needle

14 sts and 20 rows over 4”/ 10cm in Stockinette Stitch. Note: exact gauge is not critical to this design. If substituting yarn of different weight, use needle size suggested on ball band.

Special Notes:

  • Constructed like an orange peel spiral! You begin with a single stitch and increase while working in pattern. Once the tail is long enough, the piece is joined into a circle. As you continue to work a long tail, you connect the sts to the completed portion forming the design completely seamlessly. The designs are wider in one section than the other allowing for full nose coverage with the cowl and full ear coverage with the headband on arctic clime days! Or less stormy winter days, wear the cowl short side facing for a comfy just below the neck width.
  • Yarn requirements depend upon yarn weight and size knit with this customizable pattern. In order to ensure enough yarn for the declension, pause at the join in the round, weigh your item, and make sure to save that amount of yarn for the declension.