A draw cord snood
“A simple stocking stitch snood with a draw cord tie. Wear as either a cowl neck scarf or as a draw cord hood.”
- Jo Storie
Skills Required: This is a beginners’ project and you should know how to work in basic stocking stitch on either circular or straight needles and be able to make simple button holes.
Yarn Type: Rowan Purelife Sheepbreeds Boucle
Yarn Shade: We used Blue faced Leicester
Yarn Weight: Chunky / bulky
Sizes to Fit:
Height 28cm / 11in
Knitted measurements approx: width 28cm / 11in, circumference 82cm / 32½in
You will need: For snood (one size) = 2 balls/skeins
*100g (approx 60m / 66yds) .
Yarn amounts are based on average requirements and are approximate. You may wish to order an extra ball/skein to be sure you have sufficient yarn.
You will need:
One 8mm (US 11) 40cm (15¾in) circular or pair of straight needles
Two 8mm (US 11) double pointed needles
Tapestry needle for sewing
8.5 sts x 13 rows to 10 x 10cm (4 x 4in) in st st using 8mm (US 11) needles.
*Tensions are provided should you wish to substitute an alternative yarn to that suggested by us. Please ensure you knit a tension square to check that the yarn is suitable as not all yarns will give a like for like result.