Designer Feature

Independent Designer Feature: Lispenard Cowl

Kristen Kapur of Through the Loops published a gorgeous new design on Valentine’s Day, the Lispenard Cowl {ravelry link} + {blog link}, knit out of Acadia in Maple.

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Named after a street in her New York City neighborhood, the Lispenard Cowl features cables, lace, a garter edge for stability, and a multitude of options for wear – loop it once for a long drapey scarf, or wrap it around your neck two or three times for a snug and warm cowl.

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The combination of stitch definition and slight tweedy texture of the Acadia plays beautifully with the bold stitch pattern used in the design, creating a finished accessory that is both graphic and organic.

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Specs:
• Finished Size: 13”/33cm wide by 61”/155cm long (unbuttoned)
• Yarn: Acadia in Maple, 5 skeins.
• Needles: US 9 (5.5mm) straight or circular needles
• Gauge: 20 sts & 25 rows = 4”/10cm in Lispenard pattern after blocking
• Notions: 6 stitch markers, cable needle, tapestry needle, 6 – 3/4”/19mm buttons

For more information and to purchase the pattern, click here!

{All Images © 2012 Kristen Kapur and used with permission}

2 thoughts on “Independent Designer Feature: Lispenard Cowl

  1. Evelyn says:

    As I told Kristen, I think this new cowl is absolutely gorgeous, especially in Acadia.

  2. […] showcased previously on our blog, Lispenard by Kristen Kapur is one of our favorites, especially when taking the subtle coloration […]

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