Thursday, November 07, 2013

Tenta Cowl Mystery KAL

Tenta Cowl is a stunning cowl with a bold textural lace pattern. Knit in 100% Cashmere yarn, this cowl is a pleasure to knit and cozy to wear. The MKAL is starting after Christmas, so this is a perfect small project to wind down and enjoying the rest of your holiday seasons. Plus in the end of MKAL you have a beautiful and stunning cowl to wear.
Pattern includes charts and row by row written directions. If you would like to add beads to your cowl, instructions are included as to where to place the beads.

Suggested yarn and yardage needed: 
Fingering or DK weight yarn (see table).
I used Rendezvous Cashmere DK (100% Cashmere) 1 skein, Irridessa colorway.

Fingering Weight:
16" / 60 cm long circular needles size 4.0 mm (US 6).
16" / 60 cm long circular needles size 4.0 mm (US 6).

DK Weight:
16" / 60 cm long circular needles size 4.0 mm (US 6).
16" / 60 cm long circular needles size 4.5 mm (US 7).

Tapestry needle to weave in ends, size 14 US / 0.75 mm steel crochet hook for beads (optional), stitch markers, size 6 seed beads (optional).

Level: Intermediate

Finished measurements: 
Fingering Weight:
Circumference: 14.2 (16.5, 19)” / 36 (42, 48) cm
Height from top to bottom edge: 6.7" / 17 cm

DK Weight:
Circumference: 14.8 (17.7, 20.7)” / 37.5 (45, 52.5) cm 
Height from top to bottom edge: 8" / 20 cm

Note: The smallest size (both in Fingering and DK weight) fits over my 23 inch head.

Fingering Weight: 24 sts and 33 rows = 4” in stockinette (unblocked)
DK Weight: 22 sts and 32 rows = 4” in stockinette (unblocked)

The Mystery KAL is divided into 4 Clues published every Thursday starting on 26 Dec 2013.
1st clue: December 26,
2nd clue: January 2
3rd clue: January 9
4th clue: January 16

To participate into The “Tenta Cowl” Mystery KAL, there are 2 options:

Option 1:
  • You can buy the "Tenta Cowl" kit from my etsy store.    
  • The kit includes hand-dyed yarn Rendezvous Cashmere DK, clues, and shipping to anywhere in the world.
  • There are 2 kits available: USD 32,- for single skein, USD 55,- for 2 skeins (shipping and clues are included). 
  • You can choose your color here
  • Payment by Paypal, no accounts required. Credit cards accepted. The pattern will be sent to you via Ravelry and the yarn will be sent to your address (please make sure to update your shipping address in Paypal). Please allow 10 - 21 days to reach your hand. 
  • Latest date to order: November 20, 2013
Link to my etsy store:
Note: Make sure you choose your quantity and color from the drop down box.

Option 2: 

You can buy the clues only for USD 5,-
Payment by Paypal and delivery by Ravelry, no accounts required. Credit cards accepted.
Latest date to order: December 26, 2013.

Tenta Cowl Pattern only 
USD 5,- 

add to cart

Project Set-up: 
- Once you bought the clues or the yarn, you’ll receive a notification every time a new clue is uploaded.
- You also need to sign up here.
- On your Ravelry Project Page: Click photo, then choose slurp from web, copy and paste this link:

Additional Information:
At the end of the KAL, the participants will receive a copy of the complete pattern at no additional cost. After December 26, 2013 the pattern will be released with a full price USD 5,- Pattern is protected by copyright, so participants in the KAL are required to not distribute copies of the clues or copies of the whole pattern.

Info about the yarn for the kit: 
Weight: DK
Fibers: 100% Cashmere
Yardage/Weight: approx. 200 yds / 50g for DK weight.
Hand Wash/lay flat to dry using bleach-free detergent.
May bleed slightly upon first wash.