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Annabella's Cowl Project

Annabella's Cowl Project

"Exquisitely dyed. Sublimely soft."

We love the versatility of this simple-to-knit piece. A perennial favorite among our Churchmouse Classics since its publication in 2009, this project is just as pleasurable to knit as it is to wear.  And in this exquisite pairing of yarns from Alchemy, even the sensitive soul will find it's soft next to the skin. In her plein-air California dying studio, fine artist Gina Wilde creates colors with unmatched depth and complexity.  Project includes two skeins of Silk Purse and one skein of Haiku; holding one strand of each together throughout is color and fiber heaven in your hands from beginning to end.

Grab the pattern below, and then choose your favorite colorway. You'll be off and knitting in no time!

FINISHED SIZE
One size: Approx. 17"/43cm around x 29"/74cm long, with ribbing slightly stretched.

BAGGED PROJECT INCLUDES
2 skeins Alchemy Silk Purse (163 yds/149m each) and
1 skein Alchemy Haiku (325 yds/297m).
Sample shown in colorway Mighty Redwood; close-up shown in colorway Diamonda.

YOU'LL ALSO NEED
Churchmouse Classics Annabella's Cowl pattern;
US 9 (5.5mm) 16"/40cm circular knitting needles (or size to obtain gauge);
One stitch marker;
Darning needle to finish.

Notice how the stitch textures you knit influence the way hand-dyed yarns appear in a finished fabric. This project offers two views, with its combination of stockinette stitch and a wide ribbing.

COLOR: 25C Aubergine. More wine-and-berries than eggplant (as the name might suggest).

COLOR: 114C Mighty Redwood. Olivey evergreens with luminous moss and russet bark.

COLOR: 07C Sugar Mountain. Cool shades of lavender, from blue violets to dusky purple.

COLOR: 153C Spider Orchid. Hazy shades of turquoise, slate green and pewter.

COLOR: 179C Dark Star. Deep browns and plums spiced with burnished gold.

COLOR: San Francisco Sky. Shades of blue and grey, with a hazy fog.

COLOR: Diamonda. Palest pearly pastels: cream, smoke, and platinum.

COLOR: Pablo's Solace. Warm plums, pinks and lavenders.

COLOR: Hwy 1. Burnished bronze, amber, and shades of blue from sky to sea.

COLOR: Forest Waltz. Shades of bronze, sea green, chartreuse, moss, and fern.

COLOR: Barnwood. Warm and weathered browns, from deep bark to golden amber.

NEW COLOR: Clarita. Intense shades of red: cerise, bold lipstick, glowing fire, plummy magenta.

COLOR: Ace of Spades. Plummy black, washed navy and dark smoke.

NEW COLOR: Agate. Vivid tropical blues, pale sky, shades of silver, taupe, faded black.

Printed Annabella's Cowl pattern. (Requires shipping.)

Digital Annabella's Cowl pattern. (Download)

annabellas-cowl-PDF
   

$6.00


annabellas-cowl-printed
   

$6.00


ac-mighty-redwood
   

$110.00


ac-diamonda
   

$110.00


ac-clarita
   

$110.00


ac-agate
   

$110.00


ac-dark-star
   

$110.00


ac-aubergine
   

$110.00


ac-pablos-solace
   

$110.00


ac-sugar-mountain
   

$110.00


ac-san-francisco-sky
   

$110.00


ac-hwy-1
   

$110.00


ac-forest-waltz
   

$110.00


ac-barnwood
   

$110.00


ac-spider-orchid
   

$110.00


ac-ace-of-spades
   

$110.00