The Tweed Winter Set is a deceptively easy colorwork pattern for a hat and cowl. It looks complicated, but is actually a cinch to knit! It’s a pattern that any advanced beginner comfortable with knitting and purling can master.
Featuring knitting in the round, increasing, decreasing and seaming, it’s a pattern where you’ll learn a handful of foundational knitting skills.
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Yarn: Tjockt Martta the Merino (140 meters/200g): one skein each in color Pearl and Coral. (Similar yarns are Lana Grossa Ragazza in color #62 or Malabrigo Rasta in color Natural or Rico Essentials Super Chunky in Melon)
Gauge: 10 sts/13 rows = 4″/10cm in two-toned tweed pattern
Finished Measurements: hat circumference is 19.5″; cowl circumference is 30.4″; cowl height is 12.25″
- tapestry needle
- sharp scissors
- tape measure or ruler
- stitch marker
- scrap cardboard (for making the pom pom)
The video tutorial for this pattern is a little over 90 minutes of step-by-step instruction. It walks you through the entire pattern, from cast on to cast off.
If you’re nervous about not understanding the pattern, the video will hold your hand through the whole knitting process.
This step-by-step video tutorial covers:
- long tail cast on
- knitting in the round
- colorwork with slipped stitches
- making a pom pom
- seaming with mattress stitch
Watch the Video Tutorial
After purchasing the pattern, look to the first page of the pattern PDF. It will include a link to a super secret page where all the video tutorials are available to be streamed.
For Older Customers: If you purchased this pattern before June 18, 2019, your PDF pattern will include a password to access the video tutorials. Hold onto this password. In order to view the video tutorials now, use this link structure in your browser: https://sheepandstitch.com/patternpassword to access the video tutorials. For example, if the password is “cutie”, then enter https://sheepandstitch.com/cutie. New customers will not be affected by this change.
If you needle help, just email me at davina [at] sheepandstitch.com. This is part of an overhaul to the video viewing experience. I appreciate your patience!
Buy the Pattern
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You’ll be purchasing a PDF file of the knitting pattern, which gives you access to the video tutorials.
Once your make your purchase, the PDF pattern will be emailed to you. The first page of the pattern includes the password and instructions for viewing the video tutorials.