Wheelhouse Collection

Wheelhouse Collection

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Wheelhouse Shawl
Wheelhouse Shawl
Wheelhouse Shawl
Wheelhouse Shawl
Wheelhouse Shawl
Wheelhouse Shawl
Wheelhouse Shawl
Wheelhouse Shawl
Wheelhouse Shawl
Wheelhouse Shawl
Wheelhouse Shawl
Wheelhouse Shawl
Wheelhouse Shawl
Wheelhouse Shawl
Wheelhouse Shawl
Wheelhouse Cowl
Wheelhouse Cowl
Wheelhouse Cowl
Wheelhouse Cowl
Wheelhouse Cowl
Wheelhouse Cowl
Wheelhouse Cowl
Wheelhouse Cowl
Wheelhouse Cowl
Wheelhouse for your Head
Wheelhouse for your Head
Wheelhouse for your Head

The Wheelhouse Collection includes the Wheelhouse Shawl, Wheelhouse Cowl and Wheelhouse for your Head!

Wheelhouse Shawl:
a new design in which I go outside of my wheelhouse to knit a color work steeked shawl!
Wheelhouse is worked in the round from the top down. It has a center back panel flanked by two triangles that create the shawl shaping.
There is a steeking section at the beginning and end of the round that, when cut, creates the fringe. The pattern includes photos that explain this technique along with videos to teach you how to steek and fringe!

Wheelhouse Cowl: a color work  stitch sampler to keep you warm and colorful!
This wearable cowl is worked in the round in a long tube and then grafted together at the end. This is an easy knit with just enough change to keep you engaged without being too complicated.

Wheelhouse for your Head: a super-simple color work headband with corrugated ribbing that lets you practice your color work without a huge commitment.
It also works as a great swatch for checking colors for the Wheelhouse Shawl or Cowl!

Yarn I Used:

Jill Draper Makes Stuff, Mohonk Light (100% wool; 550 yd [503 m]/ 4 oz [113 g]) (light fingering weight yarn)

SHAWL-

MC- Graphite- 863 (1350) yards [790 (1220) meters]
CC1- Shag Carpet- 310 (470) yards [283 (430) meters]
CC2- Bisque- 310 (470) yards [283 (430) meters]
CC3- Rosy- 80 (125) yards [73 (114) meters]
US Size 5 [3.75 mm] 16-inch, 32-inch, and 48-inch (optional) circular needles, or size needed to obtain gauge (for colorwork)
US Size 4 [3.25 mm] 32-inch or longer circular needle, or one size smaller than needed to obtain gauge (for bind off)
Tapestry needle
Optional Closure: Jul Designs Cordoba Ring Closure (Truffle)

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS- Approx. 28 (34) inches [71 (86) cm] deep and 74 (90) inches [180 (218) cm] wingspan

COWL-
MC- North Atlantic- 500 yards [457 meters]
CC1- Amaranthine- 175 yards [160 meters]
CC2- Patina- 115 yards [105 meters]
CC3- Bone- 22 yards [20 meters]
US Size 5 [3.75 mm] 16-inch circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge (for colorwork)
3.5 mm crochet hook
Scrap yarn
Tapestry needle, stitch markers

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS-
Approx. 6.5 inches [16.5 cm] wide (measured flat) and 56 inches [142 cm] around

HEADBAND-
MC- North Atlantic 58 yards [53 meters] light fingering weight yarn
CC1- Amaranthine- 45 yards [41 meters] light fingering weight yarn
CC2- Patina- 45 yards [41 meters] light fingering weight yarn
CC3- Bone- 45 yards [41 meters] light fingering weight yarn
US Size 3 [3.25 mm] 16-inch circular needle, or two sizes smaller than needed to obtain gauge
US Size 5 [3.75 mm] 16-inch circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge (for colorwork)
3.5 mm crochet hook
Tapestry needle

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS- Approx. 19 inches around and 4.5 inches high

GAUGE FOR ALL!
25 sts x 27 rnds = 4”/10 cm in colorwork, blocked on larger needle