Laura Chau Powder River Set PDF
Laura Chau's Powder River Set is a matching pair of handwarmers and cowl in an intruiging folded fabric looks cabled but isn’t! The waves undulate gently, trapping air and keeping you warm. Worked in fine, slightly thick and thin yarn that comes in brilliant colours. Both thehandwarmers and cowl are worked flat and closed with tiny mother of pearl buttons.
This pattern is a downloadable PDF file.
Finished Circumference: 7 (9)” / 18 (23)cm around knuckles; Length: 5.5” / 14cm
Close (Loose) fitting; Finished Circumference: 20 (24)” / 51 (61)cm; Depth: 6” / 15cm
Fingering weight yarn.
140 (170) yds / 128 (156)m for Handwarmers.
270 (325) yds / 247 (298)m for Cowl.
Shown in Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light (100% superwash merino wool; 440 yds / 402m per 4oz skein) - 1 skein of Fragrant for 9” / 23cm handwarmers and 20” / 51cm cowl.
NEEDLES AND NOTIONS
US 2 / 2.75mm needles (straight or circular)
US 2 / 2.75mm double pointed needles for Handwarmers only
one US 0 or 1 / 2.0 or 2.25mm double pointed needle
many tiny buttons (approximately 1/4” / 6mm diameter)
GAUGE 32 sts and 44 rows = 4” / 10cm square in Stockinette Stitch on US 2 / 2.75mm needles