Diamond Discovery full design

Diamond Discovery

Lindsay Lewchuk2023 New Releases, Cowls, Joy of Knitting (2023 theme), Patterns 2 Comments

Discover the joy of knitting texture from cast on to bind off in Diamond Discovery.   Nestled between cables these hidden gems of playful stitches are certain to dazzle.  This quick knit beautifies your fall through spring wardrobe when the days threaten an icy chill and call for a little extra warmth.

The tech edited and test knit pattern is fully written and charted with two mini video tutorials.

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Finished Measurements:
18”/ 46cm (24”/ 61cm) around 8.5”/ 21.5cm tall

Materials:
1 skein Cestari Monticello DK, shown in Pewter (size 18”/ 46cm)
Skein info: 75% Cotton & 25% Imported French Linen; 250yd / 228.6m per 100g/ 3.53oz
Sample weights: 70g/ 2.47oz (94g/ 3.32oz)
US 5/ 3.75mm circular needles
Cable needle
Yarn needle
1 stitch markers

Blocked Gauge:
25 sts and 30 rows over 4”/ 10cm in pattern stitch.  Note: exact gauge is not critical to this design. Gauge variations may impact final size and yardage requirements.

Special Notes:

  • Join It: for a truly seamless cowl, at the end of Cast On mock 3 needle bind off 7 I-cord sts to the I-cord cast on sts.  Check out the Knit Eco Chic blog for a quick video demonstration.
  • Graft It: for finishing the top I-cord, graft live sts to the cast on.  Check out the Knit Eco Chic blog for a quick video demonstration.
  • Psalm 103

Comments 2

  1. Hi,
    I purchased this pattern from Ravelry and am trying to cast on. Do you have a tutorial on the 7 stitch i cord caste on? The ones I have seen on the web are not exactly like the one you have in the directions.
    Thanks
    Martha Hunter

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      Hi Martha,
      Thanks for your note. I do pattern support via email so replied to the address you posted with. I hope it clears things up for you :-).
      Happy knitting!

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