le Ghirlande

  • le Ghirlande
le Ghirlande le Ghirlande le Ghirlande le Ghirlande

le Ghirlande

Description

Sensuous cabled garlands swirl over the surface of this classic scarf and hat set, providing subtle, elegant texture, enhanced by the use of a soft yarn. The beret, in two sizes (S/L), is worked entirely in the round and the scarf is worked flat.
Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in size.


Suggested Yarns: Great Northern Yarns Cashmere/Mink DK, The Fibre Company Canopy, Briar Rose Wistful, Fearless Fibers Cashmere Sport, Zen Yarn Garden Cashmere DK or Cashmere/silk DK, Oomingmak Qiviut, or any soft, DK/sport yarn with 180-250 yards per 2 ounces.

Finished Size:
scarf: 10 inches wide and 54 inches in length (washed and blocked)
hat: 18(20.5) inches around brim to fit heads measuring up to 21.5(24) inches around

Yarn requirements:
scarf: 450 yards
hat: 160(210) yards

Gauge:
20 sts and 26 rows = 4 inches in stockinette on larger needles

Needles:
scarf: size 7US (4.5 mm) needle or size to obtain correct gauge
hat: size 7US (4.5 mm) 16-inch circular needle or size to obtain correct gauge
size 4US (3.5 mm) 16-inch circular needle (or three sizes smaller than body needle)
DPNs same size as body needle to finish top of hat (optional)