Do you know the feeling when there is air and the collar of your jacket is not high enough? Or do you have a cowl that you wrap around your neck several times to make it voluminous? Lahinch combines a cowl with a triangular shawl. The bandana cowl is warming on the neck and does not add extra volume. The triangle covers the neckline.
Lahinch is a suburb of the famous Cliffs of Moher in Ireland. It is a quiet, idyllic place by the sea. If you drive up the gently rising hill from Lahinch, you reach the Cliffs of Moher.
This bandana cowl is knitted from the bottom up. Starting at the tip, you knit the diamond pattern in rows and later cast on a few stitches to close the triangle into a tube and work in rounds.
Textilmanufactur Tanz 100% Merino superwash, (145 m / 159 yards per 100 g)
• 2 skeins in Candy Cane
100 g / 145 m / 159 yards used for the sample
The kits (yarn & pattern) are available through Textilmanufactur Tanz.
West Yorkshire Spinners The Croft, 100% Shetland Island Wool, (166 m / 182 yards per 100 g)
• 1 skein in Mossbank
90 g / 149 m / 164 yards used for the sample
- 5.0 mm / US # 8 circular needle, or size to obtain gauge, at least 80 cm / 32” in length
19 sts x 28 rows = 10 cm / 4” in stockinette after washing
- tapestry needle
The looser you knit the elongated stitches (ES), the smaller the hole will be.
knit and purl stitches, increases and decreases, cables
The pattern comes in written and charted instructions.