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Bradford Cowl
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The Bradford Cowl was designed to coordinate with another one of my designs, the Bradford Beanie. The cowl begins with ribbing, and then twisting cables lead into the main body pattern of interwoven cables. There are twisting cables in the opposite direction before the ribbing on the finishing edge. There are 2 sizes given, but knitters can easily change the circumference and width of their cowls to suit their preferences and maximize their yarn usage.

The inspiration for the original hat design came to me in a dream with the cables flowing over vertical background details. I chose the name Bradford because my parents owned a gorgeous 1901 Queen Anne Victorian house in Bradford, Pennsylvania. The imported staircase, pocket doors, turret, and other architectural elements were second to none. They were careful to restore the house in period-appropriate, elegant details and also filled it with beautiful antique furniture. I hope that this design conveys the intricacy and elegance of that period.

Some colors used in the samples are no longer available. We have made substitution suggestions in the Kit Builder below.

Bradford Cowl (Pattern Download)
SKU: 15507D

Pattern Type: Knit
Difficulty: Intermediate
Sizes Included: 26" Circumference x 11" Tall, 56" Circumference x 11" Tall
Yarn Weight: DK
Yarn Line: Capra DK
Yardage: 170-332
Fiber Type: Wool
Needle Sizes: US 8/5.0mm DPNs or 16" circular needle or 32" circular needle for Magic Loop technique

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