NINA MACHLIN DAYTON
Birmingham Buttons Cowl PDF
With 3 sizes, and lots of ways to make this this cowl uniquely yours, add a few buttons to your wardrobe with the Birmingham Buttons Cowl by Nina Machlin Dayton. Birmingham England was famous in the late 18th & the 19th centuries for their meticulous manufacturing of buckles, snuffboxes, chatelaines, watches, watch seals, jewelry, and especially of buttons. A Birmingham button meant a button of beauty and quality, So it seemed a natural name for a cabled cowl that lets you show off your button collection. Don’t have a button collection? What a great excuse to start one! Stitch pattern is both written and charted for your convenience.
This pattern is available as a PDF download.
Size: Small (6”x20”), Medium (6”x22), Large (6”x24)
Yarn Requirements: About 150 (175, 200) yards worsted weight yarn; sample shown in Shalimar Yarns Enzo Aran (WEBS does not carry)
Needle(s): US 6/4mm knitting needles
Gauge: About 25 sts & 32 rows in cable pattern