"The perfect accessory is a neck warmer, all the warmth of a scarf without the fuss of having to tie it. Wear buttoned up for extra snugness."
- Jo Storie
Ability: Intermediate Skills Required: You will need to work basic knit and purl stitches, and work a simple cable. Yarn Type: I used 100% Italian Merino Wool in Aran weight from Baruffa in Dormouse 306 (Machine Washable), approx. 6 x 50g balls (68m/74y per 50g) You could use any Aran weight yarn but be careful to match our tension and check the yardage on your substitute yarn to ensure the correct end measurements.
Yarn Weight: Aran
Sizes to Fit:
One Size: One size fits both Adults and Children
Circumference: 54cm/21½in Height (doubled): 30cm/12in Yarn approx. 410m/445y of Aran weight Merino wool. 6 x 50g balls (68m/74y per 50g)
One pair each 4.5mm (US 7) and 5.5mm (US 9) straight needles A cable needle 3 x 2 ½ (1in) buttons Tapestry needle for sewing up Yarn approx. 410m/445y of Aran weight Merino wool
17sts x 22 rows over10 x 10cm (4 x 4in) in St using 4.5mm needles , adjust your needle size to match this tension
*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.